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Blotched Nerite

Nerita albicilla Linnaeus 1758

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Nerita albicilla (Blotched Nerite) is a species of snails in the family nerites. They are native to Kenyan Exclusive Economic Zone, Mascarene Islands, Mozambican Exclusive Economic Zone, Seychelles, and Indian Ocean. Dead Blotched Nerite form shallow marine sediments. They are detritivores. Individuals can grow to 3.5 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 blotched nerite. View this species on GBIF