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Moerella distorta (Poli 1791)

Moerella distorta is a species of mussels in the family tellin clam. Moerella distorta form shallow marine sediments. It is a surficial modifier. It is a deposit feeder. Moerella distorta has sexual reproduction. It is a facultatively mobile 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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EOL has data for 26 attributes, including:

Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Moerella distorta (Poli 1791). View this species on GBIF