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Green Mussel

Perna viridis (Linnaeus 1758)

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Perna viridis (Green Mussel) is a species of mussels in the family Mytilidae. They are native to Southeast Asia, Hong Kong, Malaysia, China, Philippines Exclusive Economic Zone, Indian Ocean, Indo-Pacific Ocean, The Philippines, and Indian Exclusive Economic Zone. Adult Green Mussel form marine reefs. Individuals can grow to 16.5 cm. 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 Green mussel. View this species on GBIF