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Shielded Dogwhelk

Nassarius arcularia plicatus (Röding 1798)

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Nassarius arcularia plicatus (Shielded Dogwhelk) is a subspecies of snails in the family nassa mud snails. They are native to Mozambican Exclusive Economic Zone. Dead Shielded Dogwhelk form shallow marine sediments. Individuals can grow to 17 mm. 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 shielded dogwhelk. View this species on GBIF