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Modiolus areolatus (Gould 1850)

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Modiolus areolatus is a species of mussels in the family Mytilidae. They are native to New Zealand Exclusive Economic Zone and Australian Exclusive Economic Zone. Adult Modiolus areolatus form marine reefs. Individuals can grow to 42.2 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 Modiolus areolatus (Gould 1850). View this species on GBIF