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Olympia Oyster

Ostrea lurida Carpenter 1864

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Ostrea lurida (Olympia Oyster) is a species of mussels in the family Ostreidae. They are listed as of special concern by COSEWIC. Adult Olympia Oyster form marine reefs. 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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EOL has data for 14 attributes, including:

Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Olympia oyster. View this species on GBIF