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Mussel larvae -
Mussel veliger larvae

Scientific names: Bivalvia is the scientific name for mussels and comprises two Latin words: bi- which means double or two and valva which refers to one of the doors in double swing doors. Veliger, also of Latin origin means "to carry a sail".

Other English names: Bivalve veliger larvae.

Mussel veliger     Other names

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