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New Zealand Scallop

Pecten novaezelandiae Reeve 1852

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Pecten novaezelandiae (New Zealand Scallop) is a species of mussels in the family scallops. They are native to New Zealand Exclusive Economic Zone. They are surficial modifiers. Individuals can grow to 123 mm. They have sexual reproduction. They are burrowers.

  • 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 New Zealand scallop. View this species on GBIF