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Swan Mussel

Anodonta cygnea (Linnaeus 1758)

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Anodonta cygnea (Swan Mussel) is a species of mussels in the family unionid freshwater mussels. They are associated with freshwater habitat. Dead Swan Mussel form shallow marine sediments. They have sexual reproduction. They are facultatively mobile 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 16 attributes, including:

Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Swan Mussel. View this species on GBIF