Mytilus edulis

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Synonyms for Mytilus edulis

a mussel with a dark shell that lives attached to rocks

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Abundance, growth, and production estimation of the blue mussel Mytilus edulis on moored navigation buoys in the estuary and northwestern Gulf of St.
For example, Hunt and Scheibling (1998) did not even include the mussels (Mytilus lrossulus and Mytilus edulis, Mytilidae) above 7.
Blue mussels, Mytilus edulis (50 to 65 mm shell length), were collected from Long Island Sound, New York and Connecticut.
The modern biogeographic distribution of the two taxa appears related to water temperature: Mytilus edulis occurs in regions where summer water temperature seldom exceeds 25 [degrees] C, whereas M.
In bivalves, the glial cells histology/cytology has deserved much less attention than neurons, but their comparatively smaller cell size and scanty cytoplasm has been described, particularly in ganglia of Mytilus edulis (Vitellaro-Zuccarello et al.
Cloning and characterization of metallothionein cDNAs in the mussel Mytilus edulis L.
Power A, Sheehan D (1996) Seasonal variation in the antioxidant defence systems of gill and digestive gland of the blue mussel, Mytilus edulis.
For the species Mytilus edulis, the greatest concentrations were found in Squares A3 and A4, at levels 40-60 cm, 60-80 cm and--particularly--80-100 cm in the case of the former, and at 60-80 cm, 80-100 cm and 100-120 cm in the latter.
Having not seen them, I would estimate they are the common blue mussel, Mytilus edulis, which are the ones you would get in restaurants," she said.
Dr Jane Delany, a lecturer in marine ecology based at the Dove Marine Laboratory in Cullercoats, said it's most likely the problem was caused by the common mussel Mytilus edulis.
Comet assay on gill cells and hemocytes from the blue mussel Mytilus edulis.
Barker-Jorgensen C (1976) Growth efficiencies and factors controlling size in some mytilids bivalves, especially Mytilus edulis (L): Review and interpretations.