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Frilled File Shell

Lima lima (Linnaeus 1758)

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Lima lima (Frilled File Shell) is a species of mussels in the family file clams. Dead Frilled File Shell form shallow marine sediments. Individuals can grow to 202 mm. They have sexual reproduction. They are facultatively mobile animals.

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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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EOL has data for 32 attributes, including:

Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of frilled file shell. View this species on GBIF