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Sand Slug

Philine aperta (Linnaeus 1767)


Philine aperta (Sand Slug) is a species of Gastropoda in the family Philinidae. They are native to South African Exclusive Economic Zone, Indian Ocean, and Mozambican Exclusive Economic Zone. Dead Sand Slug form shallow marine sediments. Individuals can grow to 7 cm. They have sexual reproduction.

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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 Sand slug. View this species on GBIF