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Edible Periwinkle

Littorina littorea (Linnaeus 1758)


Littorina littorea (Edible Periwinkle) is a species of Gastropoda in the family periwinkles. It is native to United Kingdom, Europe, and Ireland. Edible Periwinkle form shallow marine sediments. Individuals can grow to 2.04 g. Edible Periwinkle has sexual reproduction.

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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 Edible periwinkle. View this species on GBIF