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Lithophaga nigra (d'Orbigny 1853)

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Lithophaga nigra is a species of mussels in the family Marine Mussels. Lithophaga nigra form shallow marine sediments. It is a suspension feeder. Individuals can grow to 17.4 g. Lithophaga nigra 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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EOL has data for 34 attributes, including:

Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Lithophaga nigra (d'Orbigny 1853). View this species on GBIF