Definitions for "Margaritifera"
The Margaritifera mussels is used to produce freshwater pearls.
The freshwater Margaritifera mussel is used to culture freshwater pearls; the Pinctada margaritifera is a saltwater pearl-producing oyster, and the black-lip variety is used to produce naturally black color South Sea cultured pearls There is also a white-lip and a yellow-lip variety being used in cultured pearl production Matching