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Trapeze Horseconch

Pleuroploca trapezium (Linnaeus 1758)

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Pleuroploca trapezium (Trapeze Horseconch) is a species of snails in the family Fasciolariidae. They are native to Natal and Mozambican Exclusive Economic Zone. Dead Trapeze Horseconch form shallow marine sediments. They are carnivores. Individuals can grow to 28 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 trapeze horseconch. View this species on GBIF