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Unionid Freshwater Mussels

Unionidae

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Unionidae (Unionid Freshwater Mussels) is a family of mussels. Unionid Freshwater Mussels form shallow marine sediments. They are suspension feeders. They have sexual reproduction. Unionid Freshwater Mussels 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 unionid freshwater mussels. View this species on GBIF

unionid freshwater mussels Habitats

The environments in which many unionid freshwater mussels species are known to live. Select an environment to see its unionid freshwater mussels species checklist.

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Unionid Freshwater Mussel Habitats

The environments in which many unionid freshwater mussels species are known to live. Select an environment to see its unionid freshwater mussels species checklist.