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Swan Mussel

Anodonta cygnea (Linnaeus 1758)

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Anodonta cygnea (Swan Mussel) is a species of mussels in the family unionid freshwater mussels. It is listed as critically endangered by IUCN. It is associated with freshwater habitat. Swan Mussel form shallow marine sediments. It is a suspension feeder. It has sexual reproduction. Swan Mussel is a facultatively mobile animal.

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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 Swan Mussel. View this species on GBIF