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Common Mussel

Mytilus edulis Linnaeus 1758

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Mytilus edulis (Common Mussel) is a species of mussels in the family Marine Mussels. Common Mussel form shallow marine sediments. It is a suspension feeder. Individuals can grow to 976 g. Common Mussel has sexual reproduction. It is a sessile animal.

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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 Common mussel. View this species on GBIF