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Descriptor in English: Unionidae
Descriptor in Spanish: Unionidae
Descriptor in Portuguese: Unionidae
Descriptor in French: Unionidae
Entry term(s): Mussel, Native
Mussels, Native
Native Mussel
Native Mussels
Unionid
Unionids
Tree number(s): B01.050.500.644.080.850
Scope note: A family of freshwater mussels in the class BIVALVIA. They differ from ZEBRA MUSSELS in that they are larger and posses a larval stage called glochidia, which requires attachment to the GILLS or fins of particular species of FISHES.
Annotation: as animal & food; general or unspecified; prefer specifics; as food, coordinate IM with SHELLFISH (IM)
Allowable Qualifiers: AH anatomy & histology
CH chemistry
CL classification
CY cytology
DE drug effects
EM embryology
EN enzymology
GD growth & development
GE genetics
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PH physiology
PS parasitology
PY pathogenicity
RE radiation effects
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
History Note: 2006
DeCS UI: 50421
Descriptor UI: D049876
Date Established: 2006/01/01
Date of Entry: 2005/06/30
Revision Date: 2009/07/06
Unionidae - Preferred
Concept UI M0470694
Scope note A family of freshwater mussels in the class BIVALVIA. They differ from ZEBRA MUSSELS in that they are larger and posses a larval stage called glochidia, which requires attachment to the GILLS or fins of particular species of FISHES.
Preferred term Unionidae
Entry term(s) Mussel, Native
Mussels, Native
Native Mussel
Native Mussels
Unionid
Unionids



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