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Rainbow Mussel

Cambarunio iris (Lea & I. 1829)

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Cambarunio iris (Rainbow Mussel) is a species of mussels in the family unionid freshwater mussels. They are listed as of special concern by COSEWIC. They are associated with freshwater habitat. They are native to The Nearctic. Dead Rainbow Mussel form shallow marine sediments. They are detritivores. Individuals can grow to 42 mm. They have sexual reproduction. They have parental care (female provides care).

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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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