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Chilean Oyster

Ostrea chilensis Küster 1844

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Ostrea chilensis (Chilean Oyster) is a species of mussels in the family Ostreidae. They are native to Chilean Exclusive Economic Zone. Adult Chilean Oyster form marine reefs. Individuals can grow to 104 mm. They have sexual reproduction.

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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 Chilean Oyster. View this species on GBIF