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Pacific Geoduck

Panopea generosa A. A. Gould 1850

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Panopea generosa (Pacific Geoduck) is a species of mussels in the family rock borers. Pacific Geoduck form shallow marine sediments. It is a filter feeder. It has sexual reproduction. Pacific Geoduck is a sessile animal.

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  • URI: http://www.wikidata.org/entity/Q1252491
  • Definition: a sub-group of suspension feeding animals that feed by straining suspended matter and food particles from water, typically by passing the water over a specialized filtering structure
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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 Geoduck. View this species on GBIF