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Nuculanida is an order of mussels. There are 617 species of Nuculanida, in 49 genera and 10 families. This order has been around since the ordovician period. Dead Nuculanida form shallow marine sediments. They are detritivores. They have sexual reproduction. They are facultatively mobile animals.

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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 Nuculanida. View this species on GBIF