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Brook Floater

Alasmidonta varicosa (Lamarck 1819)

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Alasmidonta varicosa (Brook Floater) is a species of mussels in the family unionid freshwater mussels. They are listed as vulnerable by IUCN and as of special concern by COSEWIC. They are associated with freshwater habitat. Dead Brook Floater form shallow marine sediments. They have sexual reproduction.

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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 Brook Floater. View this species on GBIF