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Mussels

Bivalvia Linnaeus 1758

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Bivalvia (Mussels) is a class of molluscs. There are 10825 species of Mussels, in 1686 genera and 160 families. Dead Mussels 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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Mussel Habitats

The environments in which many mussels species are known to live. Select an environment to see its mussels species checklist.

mussels Habitats

The environments in which many mussels species are known to live. Select an environment to see its mussels species checklist.