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Mytilus edulis is a species of mussels in the family Marine Mussels. This species is extinct. They were associated with freshwater habitat. They were native to The Nearctic and Atlantic Ocean. They were detritivores. Individuals could grow to 215 mm. They had sexual reproduction. They had parental care (female provides care). They were 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.
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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 Mytilus edulis Linnaeus 1758. View this species on GBIF