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Olympia Oyster

Ostrea lurida Carpenter 1864

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Ostrea lurida (Olympia Oyster) is a species of mussels in the family oyster. They are listed as of special concern by COSEWIC. Adult Olympia Oyster form marine reefs. Dead Olympia Oyster form shallow marine sediments. 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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EOL has data for 17 attributes, including:

Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Olympia oyster. View this species on GBIF