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Auster Olympia Oyster

Ostrea conchaphila Carpenter 1857

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Ostrea conchaphila (Auster Olympia Oyster) is a species of mussels in the family Ostreidae. Adult Auster Olympia Oyster form marine reefs. Dead Auster Olympia Oyster form shallow marine sediments. Individuals can grow to 80 mm. They have sexual reproduction. They are sessile animals.

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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 27 attributes, including:

Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Auster Olympia oyster. View this species on GBIF