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Humpback Cowrie

Mauritia mauritiana (Linnaeus 1758)

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Mauritia mauritiana (Humpback Cowrie) is a species of snails in the family cowries. Dead Humpback Cowrie form shallow marine sediments. They are omnivores. 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 Humpback Cowrie. View this species on GBIF