genus Mytilus


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Noun1.genus Mytilus - type genus of the family Mytilidae: smooth-shelled marine musselsgenus Mytilus - 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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ater it was observed that both the cerebral-pedal and cerebral-visceral connective nerves are not fused to a common axis, but they emerge after the origin of the cerebral ganglia as has been described for others species of the genus Mytilus (List, 1902; Field, 1922).
The mussels of the genus Mytilus have been proposed for routine biomonitoring programs to evaluate pollutants such as heavy metals in coastal environments.
Genetics of physiological differentiation within the marine mussel genus Mytilus. Evolution, 48: 267-286.
For the genus Mytilus, a 1600 km gap in fully documented locations existed between Kivalina in the southern Chukchi Sea and the Mackenzie River delta.
Genotype-specific selection within a hybrid population of the mussel genus Mytilus. Master's thesis, Univ.
The genus Mytilus, as defined by Linnaeus (1758), consists of two types of species: Those that are hard-shelled for which two species, Mytilus californianus and Mytilus coruscus, have been defined; and those that are smooth-shelled for which three species, Mytilus edulis, Mytilus galloprovincialis, and Mytilus trossulus, have been recognized.
Adjusting the thermostat: The threshold induction temperature for the heat-shock response in intertidal mussels (genus Mytilus) changes as a function of thermal history.
Following the heart: temperature and salinity effects on heart rate in native and invasive species of blue mussels (genus Mytilus).
These are considered species-specific taxonomic traits in the genus Mytilus (Popham, 1979; Crespo et al., 1990; Garrido & Gallardo, 1996; Kafanov & Drozdov, 1998).