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Nerita plicata Linnaeus 1758

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Nerita plicata is a species of snails in the family nerites. They are native to Seychelles, Natal, and Kenyan Exclusive Economic Zone. Dead Nerita plicata 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 Nerita plicata Linnaeus 1758. View this species on GBIF