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Argentine Flat Oyster

Ostrea puelchana d'Orbigny 1842

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Ostrea puelchana (Argentine Flat Oyster) is a species of mussels in the family Ostreidae. Adult Argentine Flat Oyster form marine reefs. Individuals can grow to 87.1 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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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Argentine flat oyster. View this species on GBIF