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Sydney Rock Oyster

Saccostrea glomerata (Gould 1850)

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Saccostrea glomerata (Sydney Rock Oyster) is a species of mussels in the family Ostreidae. They are native to New Zealand Exclusive Economic Zone. Adult Sydney Rock Oyster form marine reefs. 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 Sydney rock oyster. View this species on GBIF