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Dendostrea sandvichensis (G. B. Sowerby II 1871)

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Dendostrea sandvichensis is a species of mussels in the family Ostreidae. This species is extinct. They are native to Saint Lucia. Adult Dendostrea sandvichensis form marine reefs. Dead Dendostrea sandvichensis form shallow marine sediments. They have sexual reproduction. They are sessile animals.

  • URI: http://eol.org/schema/terms/extinct
  • Definition: A taxon is Extinct when there is no reasonable doubt that the last individual has died. A \r\ntaxon is presumed Extinct when exhaustive surveys in known and/or expected habitat, \r\nat appropriate times (diurnal, seasonal, annual), throughout its historic range have failed \r\nto record an individual. Surveys should be over a time frame appropriate to the taxon’s \r\nlife cycle and life form.
  • Attribution: http://www.iucnredlist.org/technical-documents/categories-and-criteria
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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 Dendostrea sandvichensis (G. B. Sowerby II 1871). View this species on GBIF