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St.James's Scallop

Pecten jacobaeus (Linnaeus 1758)

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Pecten jacobaeus (St.James's Scallop) is a species of mussels in the family scallops. St.James's Scallop form shallow marine sediments. Individuals can grow to 97 g. St.James's Scallop 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 St.James's scallop. View this species on GBIF