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Asaphis violascens (Forsskål ex Niebuhr 1775)

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Asaphis violascens is a species of mussels in the family Psammobiidae. They are native to Mozambican Exclusive Economic Zone, Zululand, Mascarene Islands, Tanzania, and Seychelles. Dead Asaphis violascens form shallow marine sediments. Individuals can grow to 11 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 Asaphis violascens (Forsskål ex Niebuhr 1775). View this species on GBIF