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Family: Mytilidae sea mussels (See list of species below)

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287 species with fin ray counts including ? spines in dorsal and ? in anal fins (see list below)
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Adipicola arcuatilis
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Adipicola osseocola
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Adula californiensis
[California datemussel]
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Adula diegensis
[San Diego datemussel]
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Adula gruneri
[curved datemussel]
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Adula schmidtii
[Schmidt datemussel]
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Amygdalum agglutinans
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Amygdalum americanum
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Amygdalum dendriticum
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Amygdalum papyrium
[Atlantic papermussel]
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Amygdalum peasei
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Amygdalum plumeum
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Amygdalum politum
[polished papermussel]
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Amygdalum sagittatum
[arrow papermussel]
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Amygdalum soyoae
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Amygdalum watsoni
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Arcuatula arcuatula
[arcuate mussel]
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Arcuatula japonica
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Arcuatula senhousia
[green mussel]
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Aulacomya ater
[Chilean ribbed mussel]
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Aulacomya ater maoriana
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Aulacomya atra
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Aulacomya maoriana
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Bathymodiolus aduloides
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Bathymodiolus azoricus
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Bathymodiolus brevior
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Bathymodiolus childressi
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Bathymodiolus elongatus
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Bathymodiolus heckerae
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Bathymodiolus japonicus
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Bathymodiolus manusensis
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Bathymodiolus marisindicus
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Bathymodiolus platifrons
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Bathymodiolus puteoserpentis
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Bathymodiolus septemdierum
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Bathymodiolus taiwanensis
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Bathymodiolus tangaroa
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Bathymodiolus thermophilus
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Benthomodiolus abyssicola
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Benthomodiolus lignocola
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Botula cinnamomea
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Botula fusca
[cinnamon mussel]
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Botula silicula
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Brachidontes adamsianus
[Adams mussel]
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Brachidontes blakeanus
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Brachidontes crebristriatus
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Brachidontes darwinianus
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Brachidontes domingensis
[Santo Domingo mussel]
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Brachidontes dunkeri
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Brachidontes erosus
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Brachidontes exustus
[scorched mussel]


Brachidontes modiolus
[yellow mussel]
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Brachidontes multiformes
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Brachidontes mutabilis
[mutable mussel]
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Brachidontes pharaonis
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Brachidontes rodriguezii
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Brachidontes semilaevis
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Brachidontes setiger
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Brachidontes setigera
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Brachidontes sinensis
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Brachidontes solisianus
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Brachidontes striatulus
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Brachidontes subramosus
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Brachidontes ustulatus
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Brachidontes variabilis
[variable mussel]
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Choromytilus chorus
[Choro mussel]
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Choromytilus meridionalis
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Choromytilus palliopunctatus
[pinpricked mussel]
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Crenella abbotti
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Crenella arenaria
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Crenella decussata
[cross-sculpture crenella]
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Crenella divaricata
[spreading-sculpture crenella]
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Crenella faba
[bean crenella]
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Crenella fragilis
[fragile crenella]
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Crenella gemma
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Crenella glandula
[glandular crenella]
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Crenella leana
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Crenella magellanica
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Crenella marionensis
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Crenella pectinula
[little-comb crenella]
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Crenella pellucida
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Crenella rotundata
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Crenella skomma
[joking crenella]
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Crenella yokoyamai
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Dacrydium albidum
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Dacrydium elegantulum
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Dacrydium hyalinum
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Dacrydium leucoguttatum
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Dacrydium minimum
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Dacrydium modioliforme
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Dacrydium nipponicum
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Dacrydium occidentale
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Dacrydium ockelmanni
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Dacrydium pacificum
[Pacific glassy-mussel]
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Dacrydium panamense
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Dacrydium pelseneeri
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Dacrydium vitreum
[Arctic glassy-mussel]
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Dacrydium zebra
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Geukensia demissa
[ribbed mussel]
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Geukensia granosissima
[southern ribbed-mussel]
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Gigantidas gladius
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Gigantidas horikoshii
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Gregariella barbata
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Gregariella chenui
[Chenu mussel]
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Gregariella coarctata
[cancellate mussel]
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Gregariella coralliophaga
[coral-eating mussel]
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Gregariella otteri
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Gregariella petagnae
[half-hairy mussel]
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Gregariella semigranata
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Gregariella splendida
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Idas ghisottii
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Idas japonica
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Idas lamellosus
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Idas macdonaldi
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Idas modiolaeformis
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Idas simpsoni
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Idas washingtoniana
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Idasola argentea
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Ischadium recurvum
[hooked mussel]
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Jolya elongatus
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Jolya rhomboidea
[rhomboid mussel]
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Leiosolenus obesus
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Leiosolenus tripartitus
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Limnoperna fortunei
[Chinese freshwater mussel]
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Lioberus castanea
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Lioberus castaneus
[chestnut mussel]
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Lioberus ligneus
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Lithophaga antillarum
[giant datemussel]


Lithophaga aristata
[scissor datemussel]
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Lithophaga attenuata
[attenuated datemussel]
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Lithophaga bisulcata
[mahogany datemussel]
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Lithophaga calyculata
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Lithophaga canalifera
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Lithophaga curta
[burrowing datemussel]
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Lithophaga divaricalx
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Lithophaga erimitica
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Lithophaga hanleyana
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Lithophaga laevigata
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Lithophaga levigata
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Lithophaga lima
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Lithophaga lithophaga
[European date mussel]
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Lithophaga lithura
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Lithophaga malacanna
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Lithophaga malaccana
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Lithophaga mucronata
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Lithophaga nasuta
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Lithophaga nigra
[black datemussel]
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Lithophaga obesa
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Lithophaga patagonica
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Lithophaga piulchra
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Lithophaga plumula
[feather datemussel]
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Lithophaga robusta
[rock eater]
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Lithophaga rogersi
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Lithophaga simplex
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Lithophaga straminea
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Lithophaga teres
[Cylinder date mussel]
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Lithophaga zitteliana
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Lucina roquesana
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Megacrenella sinica
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Modiola carolinensis
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Modiolarca impacta
[nesting mussel]
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Modiolarca subpicta
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Modiolatus flavidus
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Modiolula phaseolina
[bean horse-mussel]


Modiolus adriaticus
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Modiolus americanus
[tulip mussel]


Modiolus aratus
[furrowed horse mussel]
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Modiolus areolatus
[hairy mussel]


Modiolus auriculatus
[eared horse mussel]
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Modiolus aurum
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Modiolus barbatus
[bearded horse mussel]
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Modiolus capax
[fat horsemussel]
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Modiolus carpenteri
[California horsemussel]
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Modiolus carvalhoi
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Modiolus cecillei
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Modiolus comptus
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Modiolus demissus
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Modiolus difficilis
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Modiolus eiseni
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Modiolus elongatus
[elongated mussel]
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Modiolus ficoides
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Modiolus flavidus
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Modiolus hanleyi
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Modiolus lulat
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Modiolus martorelli
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Modiolus matris
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Modiolus metcalfei
[yellowbanded horse mussel]


Modiolus modiolus
[northern horsemussel]
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Modiolus neglectus
[neglected horsemussel]
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Modiolus nitens
[shiny mussel]
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Modiolus nitidus
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Modiolus patagonicus
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Modiolus philippinarum
[Philippine horse mussel]
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Modiolus plicatus
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Modiolus rectus
[straight horsemussel]
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Modiolus sacculifer
[bag horsemussel]
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Modiolus squamosus
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Modiolus vaginus
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Musculista japonica
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Musculista perfragilis
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Musculus calceatus
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Musculus chinensis
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Musculus coenobitus
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Musculus corrugatus
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Musculus costulatus
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Musculus cultellus
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Musculus cumingianus
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Musculus cupreus
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Musculus discors
[discordant mussel]
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Musculus glacialis
[corrugate mussel]
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Musculus impactus
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Musculus impressus
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Musculus lateralis
[lateral mussel]
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Musculus marmoratus
[spotted mussel]
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Musculus mirandus
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Musculus nanus
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Musculus nexus
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Musculus niger
[black mussel]
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Musculus olivaceus
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Musculus phenax
[Alaska dwarf-mussel]
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Musculus pusio
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Musculus pygmaeus
[Monterey dwarf-mussel]
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Musculus seminudus
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Musculus senhousei
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Musculus strigatus
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Musculus taylori
[taylor dwarf-mussel]
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Musculus vernicosus
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Musculus viator
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Myoforceps aristatus
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Mytella bicolor
[Guyana swamp mussel]


Mytella charruana
[Charrua mussel]
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Mytella speciosa
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Mytilaster lineatus
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Mytilaster marioni
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Mytilaster minimus
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Mytilaster solidus
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Mytilus californianus
[California mussel]


Mytilus chilensis
[Chilean mussel]


Mytilus coruscus
[Far eastern mussel]
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Mytilus desolationis
[Kerguelen mussel]
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Mytilus divaricata
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Mytilus edulis
[blue mussel]


Mytilus galloprovincialis
[Mediterranean mussel]


Mytilus planulatus
[New Zealand blue mussel]
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Mytilus platensis
[River Plata mussel]
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Mytilus trossulus
[foolish mussel]


Perna canaliculus
[New Zealand green mussels]
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Perna indica
[Indian brown mussel]


Perna perna
[South American rock mussel]
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Perna picta
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Perna viridis
[Asian brown mussel]
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Perumytilus purpuratus
[purple mussel]
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Rhomboidella capensis
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Rhomboidella malaccana
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Rhomboidella prideaux
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Rhomboidella radians
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Rhomboidella rodriguensis
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Rhomboidella vaillanti
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Septifer bifurcatus
[bifurcate mussel]


Septifer bilocularis
[box mussel]
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Septifer bryanae
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Septifer cumingii
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Septifer excisus
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Septifer forskali
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Septifer keenae
[Japanese bifurcate mussel]
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Septifer pulcher
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Septifer rudis
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Septifer virgatus
[purplish bifurcate mussel]
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Septifer xishanensis
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Solamen columbianum
[British Columbia crenella]
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Solamen leanum
[Lea crenella]
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Solamen megas
[giant crenella]
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Solamen spectabilis
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Stavelia subdistorta
[distorted mussel]
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Tamu fisheri
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Trichomusculus barbatus
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Trichomusculus semigranatus
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Trichomusculus subsulcatus
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Trichomya hirsutua
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Vilasina seminuda
[partly-sculptured crenella]
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Vilasina vernicosa
[varnished mussel]
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Vulcanidas insolatus
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Xenostrobus atratus
[atrate mussel]
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Xenostrobus neozelanicus
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Xenostrobus pulex
[little black mussel]
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Xenostrobus securis
[little brown mussel]
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Zelithophaga truncata
[date mussel]
287 Species of Family Mytilidae
(sea mussels)
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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Adipicola arcuatilis Southwest Pacific
Adipicola osseocola Southwest Pacific
Adula californiensis California datemussel Northern and Central Paci 6 TL
Adula diegensis San Diego datemussel Eastern Pacific.
Adula gruneri curved datemussel Eastern Pacific.
Adula schmidtii Schmidt datemussel Eastern Pacific.
Amygdalum agglutinans Northeast Atlantic and th
Amygdalum americanum Southeast Pacific
Amygdalum dendriticum Western Atlantic
Amygdalum papyrium Atlantic papermussel Western Atlantic. 2.2 DL
Amygdalum peasei Indo-Pacific.
Amygdalum plumeum Western Pacific
Amygdalum politum polished papermussel Indo-Pacific, Western Atl 4.2 DL
Amygdalum sagittatum arrow papermussel Western Atlantic. 2.1 DL
Amygdalum soyoae Northwest Pacific
Amygdalum watsoni Indo-West Pacific.
Arcuatula arcuatula arcuate mussel Indo-West Pacific 5 TL
Arcuatula japonica Western Central Pacific
Arcuatula senhousia green mussel Indo-West Pacific, Northe 4 TL
Aulacomya ater Chilean ribbed mussel Indo-Pacific, Atlantic Oc 6.3 SL
Aulacomya ater maoriana Southwest Pacific
Aulacomya atra Southeast Pacific, Southw 16 DL
Aulacomya maoriana Southwest Pacific
Bathymodiolus aduloides Northwest Pacific.
Bathymodiolus azoricus Northeast Atlantic.
Bathymodiolus brevior Western Central Pacific.
Bathymodiolus childressi Western Atlantic. 12.36 DL
Bathymodiolus elongatus Western Central Pacific.
Bathymodiolus heckerae Western Atlantic. 16.4 DL
Bathymodiolus japonicus Northwest Pacific.
Bathymodiolus manusensis Southwest Pacific
Bathymodiolus marisindicus Western Indian Ocean.
Bathymodiolus platifrons Northwest Pacific.
Bathymodiolus puteoserpentis Atlantic Ocean.
Bathymodiolus septemdierum Northwest Pacific.
Bathymodiolus taiwanensis Northwest Pacific 5.6 SHL
Bathymodiolus tangaroa Western Pacific
Bathymodiolus thermophilus Pacific Ocean.
Benthomodiolus abyssicola Northwest Pacific
Benthomodiolus lignocola Southwest Pacific
Botula cinnamomea Indo-Pacific.
Botula fusca cinnamon mussel Western Atlantic to Easte 3.96 DL
Botula silicula Eastern Indian Ocean
Brachidontes adamsianus Adams mussel Eastern Pacific and North
Brachidontes blakeanus Western Atlantic and East 0.8 DL
Brachidontes crebristriatus Eastern Central Pacific
Brachidontes darwinianus Western Atlantic. 3 DL
Brachidontes domingensis Santo Domingo mussel Atlantic Ocean.
Brachidontes dunkeri Southeast Pacific and Eas
Brachidontes erosus Western Central Pacific
Brachidontes exustus scorched mussel Atlantic Ocean. 3 DL
Brachidontes modiolus yellow mussel USA and Canada. Tropical
Brachidontes multiformes Northeast Atlantic
Brachidontes mutabilis mutable mussel Western Pacific.
Brachidontes pharaonis Indo-Pacific and the Medi 2.29 TL
Brachidontes rodriguezii Western Atlantic. 4.6 DL
Brachidontes semilaevis Western Central Atlantic
Brachidontes setiger Western Central Pacific
Brachidontes setigera Western Pacific.
Brachidontes sinensis Western Pacific
Brachidontes solisianus Western Atlantic. 1.7 DL
Brachidontes striatulus Western Pacific.
Brachidontes subramosus Indo-Pacific.
Brachidontes ustulatus Western Indian Ocean
Brachidontes variabilis variable mussel Indo-West Pacific.
Choromytilus chorus Choro mussel Southeast Pacific and Atl 5 SL
Choromytilus meridionalis Southeast Atlantic
Choromytilus palliopunctatus pinpricked mussel Eastern Pacific
Crenella abbotti Western Atlantic. 0.25 DL
Crenella arenaria Mediterranean Sea
Crenella decussata cross-sculpture crenella Atlantic Ocean, Mediterra
Crenella divaricata spreading-sculpture crenella Atlantic Ocean
Crenella faba bean crenella Arctic and Atlantic Ocean 1.8 DL
Crenella fragilis fragile crenella Atlantic Ocean. 2 DL
Crenella gemma Western Atlantic. 0.25 DL
Crenella glandula glandular crenella Atlantic Ocean. 1.1 DL
Crenella leana Northeast Atlantic
Crenella magellanica Western Atlantic and East 0.24 DL
Crenella marionensis Antarctic Indian Ocean
Crenella pectinula little-comb crenella Atlantic Ocean. 1.6 DL
Crenella pellucida Northeast Atlantic and th
Crenella rotundata Northeast Atlantic
Crenella skomma joking crenella Atlantic Ocean.
Crenella yokoyamai Northwest Pacific
Dacrydium albidum Antarctic Atlantic 0.25 DL
Dacrydium elegantulum Atlantic Ocean.
Dacrydium hyalinum Mediterranean Sea.
Dacrydium leucoguttatum Western Atlantic. 0.3 DL
Dacrydium minimum Western Central Pacific
Dacrydium modioliforme Antarctica.
Dacrydium nipponicum Western Indian Ocean.
Dacrydium occidentale Western Indian Ocean.
Dacrydium ockelmanni Northeast Atlantic
Dacrydium pacificum Pacific glassy-mussel Eastern Pacific and North
Dacrydium panamense Southeast Pacific
Dacrydium pelseneeri Southwest Pacific
Dacrydium vitreum Arctic glassy-mussel Atlantic Ocean, Eastern P
Dacrydium zebra Western Indian Ocean and 0.121 TL
Geukensia demissa ribbed mussel Western Atlantic and East 12 TL
Geukensia granosissima southern ribbed-mussel Western Atlantic. 6.5 DL
Gigantidas gladius Southwest Pacific
Gigantidas horikoshii Northwest Pacific.
Gregariella barbata Southwest Pacific
Gregariella chenui Chenu mussel Southeast Pacific
Gregariella coarctata cancellate mussel Eastern Pacific and North
Gregariella coralliophaga coral-eating mussel Northwest Pacific and Atl 1.9 DL
Gregariella otteri Eastern Indian Ocean
Gregariella petagnae half-hairy mussel Western Indian Ocean, Nor
Gregariella semigranata Northeast Atlantic and th
Gregariella splendida Northwest Pacific
Idas ghisottii Mediterranean Sea.
Idas japonica Western Pacific.
Idas lamellosus Atlantic Ocean. 0.8 DL
Idas macdonaldi Western Atlantic. 1.34 DL
Idas modiolaeformis Mediterranean Sea.
Idas simpsoni Mediterranean Sea.
Idas washingtoniana Southwest Pacific
Idasola argentea Mediterranean Sea
Ischadium recurvum hooked mussel Western Atlantic. 4 DL
Jolya elongatus Western Central Pacific
Jolya rhomboidea rhomboid mussel Western Indian Ocean, Eas
Leiosolenus obesus Indo-Pacific. 7.75 TL
Leiosolenus tripartitus Western Indian Ocean
Limnoperna fortunei Chinese freshwater mussel Western Pacific
Lioberus castanea Western Atlantic. 1.5 DL
Lioberus castaneus chestnut mussel Western Atlantic.
Lioberus ligneus Indo-West Pacific
Lithophaga antillarum giant datemussel Atlantic Ocean. 12 DL
Lithophaga aristata scissor datemussel Atlantic Ocean and Easte 5.2 DL
Lithophaga attenuata attenuated datemussel Eastern Pacific and North
Lithophaga bisulcata mahogany datemussel Atlantic Ocean. 4.5 DL
Lithophaga calyculata Pacific Ocean.
Lithophaga canalifera Northwest Pacific.
Lithophaga curta burrowing datemussel Western Pacific.
Lithophaga divaricalx Western Central Pacific
Lithophaga erimitica Northwest Pacific
Lithophaga hanleyana Central Pacific
Lithophaga laevigata Central Pacific
Lithophaga levigata Indo-Pacific.
Lithophaga lima Eastern Indian Ocean
Lithophaga lithophaga European date mussel Mediterranean Sea.
Lithophaga lithura Western Pacific
Lithophaga malacanna Central Pacific
Lithophaga malaccana Eastern Indian Ocean
Lithophaga mucronata Western Central Pacific
Lithophaga nasuta Indo-West Pacific.
Lithophaga nigra black datemussel Eastern Central Pacific a 6.5 DL
Lithophaga obesa Pacific Ocean.
Lithophaga patagonica Southwest Atlantic 5.6 DL
Lithophaga piulchra Western Central Pacific
Lithophaga plumula feather datemussel Eastern Pacific and North
Lithophaga robusta rock eater Indo-Pacific. 3.15 TL
Lithophaga rogersi Northeast Atlantic
Lithophaga simplex Western Central Pacific
Lithophaga straminea Indo-Pacific.
Lithophaga teres Cylinder date mussel Indo-Pacific 7.5 SL
Lithophaga zitteliana Northwest Pacific.
Lucina roquesana Western Atlantic.
Megacrenella sinica Northwest Pacific
Modiola carolinensis Western Atlantic.
Modiolarca impacta nesting mussel Southwest Pacific
Modiolarca subpicta Mediterranean Sea
Modiolatus flavidus Western Central Pacific
Modiolula phaseolina bean horse-mussel Mediterranean and Black S
Modiolus adriaticus Northeast Atlantic and th 4.776 SHL
Modiolus americanus tulip mussel Western Atlantic and East 11 TL
Modiolus aratus furrowed horse mussel Indo-West Pacific 5 SL
Modiolus areolatus hairy mussel Southwest Pacific
Modiolus auriculatus eared horse mussel Indo-Pacific and the Medi 7.5 SL
Modiolus aurum Southeast Pacific
Modiolus barbatus bearded horse mussel British Isles to Mauritan 6.611 TL
Modiolus capax fat horsemussel Eastern Pacific and Atlan
Modiolus carpenteri California horsemussel Eastern Pacific and North
Modiolus carvalhoi Western Atlantic. 2.1 DL
Modiolus cecillei Western Pacific
Modiolus comptus Northwest Pacific
Modiolus demissus Northeast Atlantic and We
Modiolus difficilis Western Central Pacific
Modiolus eiseni Northeast Atlantic
Modiolus elongatus elongated mussel Northwest Pacific
Modiolus ficoides Western Atlantic. 5.99 DL
Modiolus flavidus Western Pacific.
Modiolus hanleyi Indo-Pacific 5.085 TL
Modiolus lulat Mediterranean Sea.
Modiolus martorelli Mediterranean Sea.
Modiolus matris Pacific
Modiolus metcalfei yellowbanded horse mussel Indo-West Pacific 8 TL
Modiolus modiolus northern horsemussel Arctic, northern Atlantic 18 TL
Modiolus neglectus neglected horsemussel Eastern Pacific and North
Modiolus nitens shiny mussel Eastern Atlantic
Modiolus nitidus Western Pacific
Modiolus patagonicus Western Atlantic and East 5.2 DL
Modiolus philippinarum Philippine horse mussel Indo-Pacific 13 TL
Modiolus plicatus Indo-West Pacific.
Modiolus rectus straight horsemussel Northern and Central Paci 23 TL
Modiolus sacculifer bag horsemussel Eastern Pacific and North
Modiolus squamosus Western Central Atlantic
Modiolus vaginus Pacific Ocean.
Musculista japonica Western Pacific.
Musculista perfragilis Northwest Pacific and the
Musculus calceatus Western Indian Ocean
Musculus chinensis Indo-Pacific.
Musculus coenobitus Western Central Pacific
Musculus corrugatus Arctic and Atlantic Ocean
Musculus costulatus Northeast Atlantic and Me
Musculus cultellus Northeast Atlantic
Musculus cumingianus Indo-West Pacific.
Musculus cupreus Western Pacific.
Musculus discors discordant mussel Atlantic Ocean, Northern 5.5 TL
Musculus glacialis corrugate mussel Western Atlantic, Eastern
Musculus impactus Indo-West Pacific.
Musculus impressus Northeast Atlantic
Musculus lateralis lateral mussel Atlantic Ocean. 1.2 DL
Musculus marmoratus spotted mussel Northwest Pacific, Northw
Musculus mirandus Western Pacific.
Musculus nanus Western Pacific.
Musculus nexus Northwest Pacific
Musculus niger black mussel Atlantic Ocean and Northe 5.8 DL
Musculus olivaceus Northeast Atlantic
Musculus phenax Alaska dwarf-mussel Northeast Atlantic
Musculus pusio Northwest Pacific
Musculus pygmaeus Monterey dwarf-mussel Northeast Atlantic
Musculus seminudus Northeast Atlantic
Musculus senhousei Northeast Atlantic
Musculus strigatus Western Central Pacific
Musculus taylori taylor dwarf-mussel Northeast Atlantic 0.8 TL
Musculus vernicosus Northeast Atlantic
Musculus viator Western Atlantic. 1.7 DL
Myoforceps aristatus Mediterranean Sea.
Mytella bicolor Guyana swamp mussel Eastern Central Pacific a 7 DL
Mytella charruana Charrua mussel Eastern Pacific. Introdu 5 DL
Mytella speciosa Southeast Pacific
Mytilaster lineatus Mediterranean Sea
Mytilaster marioni Mediterranean Sea
Mytilaster minimus Mediterranean Sea
Mytilaster solidus Mediterranean Sea
Mytilus californianus California mussel Eastern Pacific 25.5 TL
Mytilus chilensis Chilean mussel Southeast Pacific, Southw 18 SL
Mytilus coruscus Far eastern mussel Northwest Pacific. 10 SL
Mytilus desolationis Kerguelen mussel Pacific Ocean and Antarct
Mytilus divaricata Northwest Pacific
Mytilus edulis blue mussel Circumpolar. 11 TL
Mytilus galloprovincialis Mediterranean mussel Northeast Atlantic, the M 15 SHL
Mytilus planulatus New Zealand blue mussel Southwest Pacific 6 SL
Mytilus platensis River Plata mussel Southwest Atlantic 9 SL
Mytilus trossulus foolish mussel Eastern Pacific, Atlantic 9 TL
Perna canaliculus New Zealand green mussels Southwest Pacific 15 SL
Perna indica Indian brown mussel Eastern Indian Ocean
Perna perna South American rock mussel Western Indian Ocean, Atl 17 NG
Perna picta Mediterranean Sea.
Perna viridis Asian brown mussel Indo-Pacific and Western 16.5 SL
Perumytilus purpuratus purple mussel Southwest Atlantic and So
Rhomboidella capensis Southeast Atlantic 0.7 TL
Rhomboidella malaccana Thailand.
Rhomboidella prideaux Mediterranean Sea.
Rhomboidella radians Southwest Pacific
Rhomboidella rodriguensis Western Indian Ocean 0.152 TL
Rhomboidella vaillanti Western Indian Ocean
Septifer bifurcatus bifurcate mussel Eastern Pacific.
Septifer bilocularis box mussel Indo-Pacific 5 SL
Septifer bryanae Eastern Pacific.
Septifer cumingii Indo-Pacific.
Septifer excisus Indo-Pacific.
Septifer forskali Mediterranean Sea.
Septifer keenae Japanese bifurcate mussel Northwest Pacific.
Septifer pulcher Western Pacific
Septifer rudis Central Pacific
Septifer virgatus purplish bifurcate mussel Western Pacific.
Septifer xishanensis Western Pacific
Solamen columbianum British Columbia crenella Eastern Pacific. 1.1 TL
Solamen leanum Lea crenella Eastern Pacific.
Solamen megas giant crenella Eastern Pacific.
Solamen spectabilis Western Pacific.
Stavelia subdistorta distorted mussel Indo-West Pacific 20 SL
Tamu fisheri Western Atlantic. 5.35 DL
Trichomusculus barbatus Indo-West Pacific.
Trichomusculus semigranatus Western Pacific
Trichomusculus subsulcatus Indo-West Pacific.
Trichomya hirsutua Western Pacific.
Vilasina seminuda partly-sculptured crenella Eastern Pacific.
Vilasina vernicosa varnished mussel Eastern Pacific.
Vulcanidas insolatus Southwest Pacific
Xenostrobus atratus atrate mussel Western Pacific.
Xenostrobus neozelanicus Indo-West Pacific
Xenostrobus pulex little black mussel Indo-West Pacific
Xenostrobus securis little brown mussel Indo-West Pacific and the
Zelithophaga truncata date mussel Southwest Pacific



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