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Acrosterigma transcendens (Melvill & Standen 1899)

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Acrosterigma transcendens is a species of mussels in the family Cardiidae. They are native to Mascarene Islands, Mozambican Exclusive Economic Zone, Sri Lankan Exclusive Economic Zone, Philippines Exclusive Economic Zone, Mozambique Channel, Zululand, Japanese Exclusive Economic Zone, Seychelles, Indonesian Exclusive Economic Zone, and Singapore. Dead Acrosterigma transcendens form shallow marine sediments. They are surficial modifiers. Individuals can grow to 19.4 mm. They have sexual reproduction. They are facultatively mobile 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 Acrosterigma transcendens (Melvill & Standen 1899). View this species on GBIF