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Windowpane Oyster

Placuna placenta (Linnaeus 1758)

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Placuna placenta (Windowpane Oyster) is a species of mussels in the family Placunidae. Dead Windowpane Oyster form shallow marine sediments. Individuals can grow to 18 cm. They have sexual reproduction. They are sessile 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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EOL has data for 20 attributes, including:

Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of windowpane oyster. View this species on GBIF