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Bicolor Purse Oyster

Isognomon bicolor (C. B. Adams 1845)

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Isognomon bicolor (Bicolor Purse Oyster) is a species of mussels in the family pearl oyster. Dead Bicolor Purse Oyster form shallow marine sediments. Individuals can grow to 50 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 bicolor purse-oyster. View this species on GBIF