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Golden Mussel

Limnoperna fortunei (Dunker 1857)

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Limnoperna fortunei (Golden Mussel) is a species of mussels in the family Marine Mussels. They are associated with freshwater habitat. Adult Golden Mussel form marine reefs. Dead Golden Mussel form shallow marine sediments. 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 Golden mussel. View this species on GBIF