byssus

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tuft of strong filaments by which e

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In this group, the oysters settled firmly on the wire with their byssi and had to be cut down for measurement, once they were cut down, they were unable to return to the original wire collectors and thus had to be removed, which made estimation of survival rate difficult.
Comparative morphology of the byssi of Dreissena polymorpha and Mytilus edulis.