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Purple Purse Oyster

Isognomon recognitus (Mabille 1895)

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Isognomon recognitus (Purple Purse Oyster) is a species of mussels in the family Isognomonidae. Dead Purple Purse Oyster form shallow marine sediments. Individuals can grow to 60 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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EOL has data for 17 attributes, including:

Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of purple purse-oyster. View this species on GBIF