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Contracted Box Clam

Caryocorbula contracta (Say 1822)

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Caryocorbula contracta (Contracted Box Clam) is a species of mussels in the family Corbulidae. Dead Contracted Box Clam form shallow marine sediments. Individuals can grow to 13 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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EOL has data for 23 attributes, including:

Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of contracted box clam. View this species on GBIF