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Pacific Cupped Oyster

Crassostrea rhizophorae (Guilding 1828)

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Crassostrea rhizophorae (Pacific Cupped Oyster) is a species of mussels in the family Ostreidae. Adult Pacific Cupped Oyster form marine reefs. Dead Pacific Cupped Oyster form shallow marine sediments. Individuals can grow to 262 mm. They have 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 Pacific cupped oyster. View this species on GBIF