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White Beard Ark Shell

Barbatia candida (Helbling 1779)

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Barbatia candida (White Beard Ark Shell) is a species of mussels in the family ark shells. They are associated with freshwater habitat. Dead White Beard Ark Shell form shallow marine sediments. Individuals can grow to 100 mm. They have sexual reproduction. They are sessile 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 white-beard ark shell. View this species on GBIF