The blue mussel
also serves as important prey for a number of invertebrate, fish, and bird species (O'Neill et al.
beds are attached to hard surfaces in more marine and cooler coastal waters, (e.
We fed crabs primarily frozen scallops (adductor mussel only) ad libitum once or twice weekly, and periodically live sea scallops and blue mussels
The mean shell length of the bulk sample was determined using the shell length to count per-liter regression developed for Maine blue mussels
In Europe, one of the most frequently consumed bivalve is the blue mussel
Ecological interactions between the vase tunicate (Ciona intestinalis) and the farmed blue mussel
(Mytihts edulis) in Nova Scotia, Canada.
Estimates of blue mussel
(Mytilus edulis) organic fecal loads resulting from the consumption of 100 rut of various dietary sources.
KEY WORDS: blue mussel
, Mytilus edulis, integrated multitrophic aquaculture, growth, condition index
The blue mussel
is a sessile suspension-feeding bivalve and it plays a key role in connecting high-quality, pelagic, suspended particulate matter to the benthic ecosystem (Dame 1993, Giles & Pilditch 2004, Newell 2004, Callier et al.
A variety of alternative hosts have been documented for this species of pea crab, including the jingle shell Anomia simplex (d'Orbigny, 1853), the blue mussel
Mytilus edulis (Linnaeus, 1758), and the ribbed mussel Geukensia demissa (Dillwyn, 1817) (McDermott 1961, McDermott 1962, Johnson & Allen 2012).
Ocean Beauty Seafoods, Seattle, Washington, USA, is setting up shop in Hall 6, Stand 1127, to introduce frozen Chilean blue mussel
and rainbow trout salad with broad beans, fennel, asparagus, and chilli and mint dressing;
The 5km zone, taking in Little Eye and Middle Eye, in the Dee Estuary, will protect blue mussel
beds, as well as areas of peat and clay on the island that are home to piddocks.
Similar data for horse mussels is unavailable, although it is likely that this species is adapted to higher flows, as it is found in more energetic flow habitats than the blue mussel
The Blue Mussel
, Mytilus edulls, exhibits the unique property of Mitochondrial Double Uniparental Inheritance.