The Mediterranean mussel is a species of bivalve, a marine mollusc in the family Mytilidae. It is an invasive species in many parts of the world, as well as an object of aquaculture in Spain and China.

Mytilus galloprovincialis (Mediterranean Mussel)

The Mediterranean mussel is a species of bivalve, a marine mollusc in the family Mytilidae. It is an invasive species in many parts of the world, as well as an object of aquaculture in Spain and China.

aquaculture filter feeder introduced non-native

Author(s)Jane Hawkey
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Date Created2013-05-13
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