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Pacific Gaper Clam

Tresus nuttallii (Conrad 1837)

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Tresus nuttallii (Pacific Gaper Clam) is a species of mussels in the family Mactridae. Pacific Gaper Clam form shallow marine sediments. It is a suspension feeder. Individuals can grow to 1490 g. Pacific Gaper Clam has sexual reproduction. It is a facultatively mobile animal.

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  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/GO_0019953
  • Definition: Capable of creating a new organism by combining the genetic material of two gametes, which may come from two parent organisms or from a single organism, in the case of self-fertilizing hermaphrodites.
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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Pacific gaper clam. View this species on GBIF