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Cuspidaria obesa is a species of mussels in the family Cuspidariidae. Dead Cuspidaria obesa form shallow marine sediments. They are upward conveyors. They are carnivores. Individuals can grow to 12.7 mm. They have sexual reproduction. They are facultatively mobile animals.

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  • URI: http://polytraits.lifewatchgreece.eu/terms/RW_UC
  • Definition: Upward conveyors are vertically oriented species that typically feed head-down at depth in the sediment. Vertically oriented head-down feeders actively select and ingest particles at the deeper sediments and egest these non-locally as faeces in the sediment surface
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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 Cuspidaria obesa (Lovén 1846). View this species on GBIF