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Cat's Eye Shell

Turbo petholatus Linnaeus 1758

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Turbo petholatus (Cat's Eye Shell) is a species of snails in the family turban snails. They are native to Kenyan Exclusive Economic Zone and Seychelles. Dead Cat's Eye Shell form shallow marine sediments. Individuals can grow to 8.5 cm. 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 cat's-eye shell. View this species on GBIF