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Black Mussel

Choromytilus meridionalis (F. Krauss 1848)

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Choromytilus meridionalis (Black Mussel) is a species of mussels in the family Mytilidae. They are native to South African Exclusive Economic Zone and Namibia. Adult Black Mussel form marine reefs. 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 black mussel. View this species on GBIF