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Common Scallop

Argopecten irradians (Lamarck 1819)

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Argopecten irradians (Common Scallop) is a species of mussels in the family scallops. Dead Common Scallop form shallow marine sediments. Individuals can grow to 95 mm. They have sexual reproduction. They are facultatively mobile animals.

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  • 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 Common scallop. View this species on GBIF