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Saccostreinae Salvi & Mariottini 2016

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Saccostreinae is a subfamily of mussels in the family Ostreidae. Adult Saccostreinae form marine reefs. Dead Saccostreinae form shallow marine sediments. 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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