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Glacial Cuspidaria

Cuspidaria glacialis (Sars G. O. 1878)

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Cuspidaria glacialis (Glacial Cuspidaria) is a species of mussels in the family Cuspidariidae. They are found in marine habitat. Dead Glacial Cuspidaria form shallow marine sediments. They have sexual reproduction.

  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000447
  • Definition: An aquatic biome that comprises systems of open-ocean and unprotected coastal habitats, characterized by exposure to wave action, tidal fluctuation, and ocean currents as well as systems that largely resemble these. Water in the marine biome is generally within the salinity range of seawater: 30 to 38 ppt.
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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 glacial cuspidaria. View this species on GBIF