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Delicate Scallop

Zygochlamys delicatula (Hutton 1873)

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Zygochlamys delicatula (Delicate Scallop) is a species of mussels in the family scallops. They are native to New Zealand Exclusive Economic Zone and Tasman Sea. Dead Delicate Scallop form shallow marine sediments. Individuals can grow to 74.5 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 delicate scallop. View this species on GBIF