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Coon Oyster

Dendostrea frons (Linnaeus 1758)

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Dendostrea frons (Coon Oyster) is a species of mussels in the family oyster. Coon Oyster form shallow marine sediments. It is a suspension feeder. Individuals can grow to 297 g. Coon Oyster 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 coon oyster. View this species on GBIF