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Moroccan Cockle

Acanthocardia tuberculata (Linnaeus 1758)

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Acanthocardia tuberculata (Moroccan Cockle) is a species of mussels in the family Cardiidae. Dead Moroccan Cockle form shallow marine sediments. They are surficial modifiers. Individuals can grow to 90 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 Moroccan cockle. View this species on GBIF