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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 Mytilidae. They are associated with freshwater habitat. Adult Golden Mussel form marine reefs. 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