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Noble Scallop

Mimachlamys sanguinea (Linnaeus 1758)

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Mimachlamys sanguinea (Noble Scallop) is a species of mussels in the family scallops. They are native to Kermadec Islands, Natal, and Mozambican Exclusive Economic Zone. Dead Noble Scallop form shallow marine sediments. Individuals can grow to 69 mm. 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 noble scallop. View this species on GBIF