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Noun1.mytilid - marine bivalve mollusk having a dark elongated shellmytilid - marine bivalve mollusk having a dark elongated shell; live attached to solid objects especially in intertidal zones
mussel - marine or freshwater bivalve mollusk that lives attached to rocks etc.
family Mytilidae, Mytilidae - marine mussels
edible mussel, Mytilus edulis - a mussel with a dark shell that lives attached to rocks
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The ribbed mussel Geukensia demissa is a mytilid bivalve that inhabits salt marshes along the eastern coast of North America, from the Gulf of St.
Amino acid and related compound composition in two symbiotic mytilid species from hydrothermal vents.
In the mytilid mollusc Pernaperna, the copepod does not kill the host (Suarez-Morales et al.
Although increased salinity was found in our study to initiate a high intensity of swimming activity of the Dreissena veligers, recently it was also shown to be a limiting factor for the dispersal of both dreissenid and mytilid bivalves (van der Gaag et al, 2016).
However, in mytilid farm areas of Los Lagos region, it is frequent to find concentrations of DA above the normative limit.
Pollution monitoring in Southeast Asia using biomarkers in the mytilid mussel Pernaviridis (Mytilidae: Bivalvia).
The first record of the mytilid Brachidontes virgiliae at St Lucia dates from July 1948, when it was found at the estuary mouth (Table 5).