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Veined Rapa Whelk

Rapana venosa (Valenciennes 1846)

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Rapana venosa (Veined Rapa Whelk) is a species of Gastropoda in the family murex snails. It is native to Northwest Pacific Basin and Taiwan. Veined Rapa Whelk form shallow marine sediments. It is a predator. Individuals can grow to 42.5 g. Veined Rapa Whelk has 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 Veined rapa whelk. View this species on GBIF