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Noun1.Mytilus - type genus of the family Mytilidae: smooth-shelled marine musselsMytilus - type genus of the family Mytilidae: smooth-shelled marine mussels
mollusk genus - a genus of mollusks
family Mytilidae, Mytilidae - marine mussels
edible mussel, Mytilus edulis - a mussel with a dark shell that lives attached to rocks
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Gay [2] has stated that he found in the neighbourhood of Rio, shells of the marine genera solen and mytilus, and fresh water ampullariae, living together in brackish water.
Las descripciones ultraestructurales del ovario, del proceso de ovogenesis y de la degeneracion ovocitaria en bivalvos han aumentado, evidentemente, a partir de finales de la decada de los 80's, enfocandose casi exclusivamente en especies que tienen interes para su comercializacion y consumo: Mytilus edulis (Pipe, 1987), Pinna nobilis (de Gaulejac et al., 1995), Crassostrea virginica (Eckelbarger & Davis, 1996), Cyclina sinensis (Chung et al., 2007), Spisula sachalinensis (Chung et al., 2008a), Sinonovacula constricta (Chung et al., 2008b) y Chamelea gallina (Erkan, 2009).
As we examined a clump of blue mussel Mytilus galloprovincialis planulatus stranded at the high tide mark by recent heavy seas, I observed the rear end and leg of a crustacean in the dark murky recess of a dead bivalve, Barbatia pistachio, attached to the mussels by a byssus thread.
Free amino acid composition in juveniles of Mytilus galloprovincialis: spatial variability alter Prestige oil spill.
Mussels (Mytilus galloprovincialis) were purchased from a wholesale fish market in Istanbul.
Analysis of gut contents of the blue mussel (Mytilus edulis [Linnaeus, 1758]) by Field (1911) found that diatoms were the primary phytoplankton ingested by mussels, similar to what had been previously reported for C.
Blue mussels (Mytilus spp.), well-known ecosystem engineers, are an important component of coastal communities (Seed and Suchanek, 1992; Buschbaum et al., 2009).
In Pecten and Mytilus species, immunostaining for I-like collagen was particularly conspicuous in the areas surrounding muscles and glands [28].
"Microbiological quality of depurated mussels (Mytilus galloprovincialis)"
Indeed, similar observations have been reported in the blue mussel Mytilus edulis collected from polluted sites of the Spanish Mediterranean coast [75].
Caracterizacion genetica de hibridos entre las especies Mytilus edulis platensis y Mytilus galloprovincialis (Mytilidae: Bivalvia) en la costa chilena