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Mirapecten tuberosus Dijkstra & Kilburn 2001

Mirapecten tuberosus is a species of mussels in the family scallops. They are native to Red Sea, Mascarene Islands, Natal, and Seychelles. Dead Mirapecten tuberosus form shallow marine sediments. They are surficial modifiers. They have sexual reproduction. They are facultatively mobile burrowers.

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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 Mirapecten tuberosus Dijkstra & Kilburn 2001. View this species on GBIF