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Oval Cockle

Parvicardium pinnulatum (Conrad 1831)

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Parvicardium pinnulatum (Oval Cockle) is a species of mussels in the family cockle. Dead Oval Cockle form shallow marine sediments. Individuals can grow to 13 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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EOL has data for 28 attributes, including:

Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of oval cockle. View this species on GBIF