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Purpurocardia purpurata is a species of mussels in the family Carditidae. They are native to New Zealand Exclusive Economic Zone. Dead Purpurocardia purpurata form shallow marine sediments. Individuals can grow to 33 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 Purpurocardia purpurata (Deshayes 1854). View this species on GBIF