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Atlantic Mud Piddock

Barnea truncata (Say 1822)

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Barnea truncata (Atlantic Mud Piddock) is a species of mussels in the family Pholadidae. They are listed as threatened by COSEWIC. They are native to South African Exclusive Economic Zone. Individuals can grow to 60 mm. They have sexual reproduction. They are sessile 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 Atlantic mud piddock. View this species on GBIF