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Argopecten purpuratus (Lamarck 1819)

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Argopecten purpuratus is a species of mussels in the family scallops. Dead Argopecten purpuratus form shallow marine sediments. Individuals can grow to 96.8 mm. They have sexual reproduction. They are facultatively mobile animals.

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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 Argopecten purpuratus (Lamarck 1819). View this species on GBIF