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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.
The blue mussel Mytilus edulis is one of the most important aquaculture species in the North Atlantic coastal regions.
A multiple biomarker approach to investigate the effects of copper on the marine bivalve mollusc, Mytilus edulis.
Se analizaron 45 muestras de Mytilus galloprovincialis pertenecientes a 15 lotes que procedian de diferentes zonas de produccion de Espana (lotes del 1 al 12) e Italia (lotes 13, 14 y 15) (zonas de produccion FAO 27, FAO 37.
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
They cover a review of marine megafauna with tidal-stream environments; climate-driven trophic cascades affecting seabirds around the British Isles; circum-global invasion by the brown seaweed Sargassum muticum; simple, scale-dependent patterns emerge from very complex effects: an example from the inter-tidal mussels Mytilus galloprovincialis and Perna perna; the contributions of the genus Littorina to the field of evolutionary ecology; and spatial, temporal, and taxonomic variation in coral growth and implications for the structure and function of coral reef ecosystems.
We measured how changes in body size affect the trophic relationship between the sea star Pisaster ochraceus and its prey, the mussel Mytilus trossulus.
The trials were run on two species: Mytilus californianus, a species native to California, and M.
Thompson RJ (1984) The reproductive cycle and physiological ecology of the mussel Mytilus edulis in a subarctic, non-estuarine environment.
Seis especies de Bivalvia: Adrana sowerbyana (Orbigny, 1845); Malletia goniura Dall, 1890; Mytilus strigatus Hanley, 1843; Leiosolenus spatiosa (Carpenter, 1857); Pinna rugosa G.
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.