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Mussel - Wikipedia

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Mussel is the common name used for members of several families of clams or bivalve molluscs, ... In marine mussels, the foot is smaller, tongue-like in shape, with a groove on the ventral ..... Hist...

What do mussels eat? | Reference.com

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Full Answer. Mussels are bivalves, like clams and oysters, that live in both saltwater and freshwater habitats. A mussel feeds by filtering water through the body.

The Blue or Common Mussel (Mytilus edulis) - Mussels and Clams ...

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The common or black mussel can be found in several species on all coasts, provided ... A mussel is a blue-black coloured bivalve with a shell about 10 cm (4 in.) ...

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Jun 11, 2009 ... Speeded up 10 times, this video emphasizes that quagga mussels are active ... more active than washed up shells on a beach would suggest.

Do mussels eat zooplankton? | NIWA

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Oct 1, 2002 ... Recent overseas studies have shown that under experimental and field conditions, blue mussels (Mytilus edulis) will inhale some zooplankton ...

Oysters and Mussels Alive, Alive-O! | Jakolof Bay Oyster Co.

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Jun 4, 2013 ... Not freshwater, not seawater – and NO shellfish: not mussels, not ... A live oyster will clamp shut when tapped, never eat a dead oyster on the ...

California mussel, Rocky Shores, Invertebrates, Mytilus californianus ...

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But mussels can't take over completely—other predators, such as lobsters, crabs and sea stars, eat them in areas where waves don't pound as hard. Algae ...

Aquarium Invertebrates: Green-Lipped Mussels - Advanced Aquarist

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Furthermore, if your mussels are small, they will not be able to eat foods as ... In many filter-feeding marine invertebrates, the action of feeding is done by the gills  ...

The Nutrition of Mussels / Nutrition / Healthy Eating - FitDay

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Mussels are mollusks found in fresh water and salt water habitats. They are longer ... Shells should be tightly closed and responsive to tapping if slightly opened.

Pacific Blue Mussel · University of Puget Sound

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Mussel colonies are major features in protected marine waters of the Pacific ... On the shore side, shorebirds, gulls and crows eat them, and at low tides they are ...

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Freshwater vs. Marine Mussels « Conserve Wildlife Foundation of ...

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Aug 27, 2012 ...Can you eat them?” That's the question I get most often when I tell people that I search for rare freshwater mussels. Most people don't realize ...

Blue Mussel

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Blue Mussel (Mytilus edulis). Alternate common name: Edible Mussel. Color: Blue black to brown outside, with shiny violet interior. Size: Up to 4 inches long, ...

Can you eat mussels straight out of the ocean? - Quora

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Yes, within acceptable levels of risk. In the interest of a complete answer, I must add there is an ... It is a natural inhabitant of marine environments, especially areas with low salinity (0.5 to 2.0% sodium chloride) i.e., near shorelines and in ...