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Pelecypoda


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The class containing the bivalve molluscs. The cytogenetics and quantitative genetics of certain species have been studied because of their economic importance. These include the American oyster (Crassostrea virginica), the clam (Mercenaria mercenaria), the mussel (Mytilus edulis), and the scallop (Pecten jacobeus).

Subjects: Genetics and Genomics.


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