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Soft Shelled Clam

Mya arenaria Linnaeus 1758

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Mya arenaria (Soft Shelled Clam) is a species of mussels in the family softshell clam. They are associated with freshwater habitat. They are native to South Korea, Japan, North West Atlantic, and Canada. Dead Soft Shelled Clam form shallow marine sediments. Individuals can grow to 15 cm. 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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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Soft shelled clam. View this species on GBIF