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Channeled Whelk

Busycon carica (Gmelin 1791)

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Busycon carica (Channeled Whelk) is a species of snails in the family Buccinidae. Dead Channeled Whelk form shallow marine sediments. Individuals can grow to 187.5 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 Channeled whelk. View this species on GBIF