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Scallops

Pectinidae Rafinesque 1815

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Pectinidae (Scallops) is a family of mussels. Dead Scallops form shallow marine sediments. They are surficial modifiers. They have sexual reproduction. They are burrowers.

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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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EOL has data for 23 attributes, including:

Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of scallops. View this species on GBIF
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Scallop Habitats

The environments in which many scallops species are known to live. Select an environment to see its scallops species checklist.