Mytilidae


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Mytilidae

[mī′til·ə‚dē]
(invertebrate zoology)
A family of mussels in the bivalve order Anisomyaria.
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The family Mytilidae is an important group within the benthic marine bivalves, with a wide cosmopolitan geographical distribution (Bayne, 1976; Aldea & Valdovinos, 2005).
Examples of miscellaneous objects (I) Shell fragments (I.a) Mytilidae from Pampa El Muerto 15; (I.b) Choromytilus chorus from Puxuma 1; (I.c) Mytilidae from Tangani 1; (II) Beads and pendants (II.a) Los Dolmenes; (II.b) Puxuma 1; (II.c) Tangani 1; (III) Bone fragments wiht incisions (III.a) Puxuma 1; (III.b) Pinuta; (III.c) Pampa El Muerto 3; (IV) Tooth of shark (Lamnidae Isurus sp.) Alero El Bajo.
Pasantes, "Chromosomal mapping of rDNAs, core histone genes and telomeric sequences in Perumytiluspurpuratus (Bivalvia: Mytilidae)," Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, vol.
La familia mas diversa fue Veneridae con 52 especies, seguida por las familias Tellinidae y Mytilidae con 32 especies cada una, Arcidae con 25, Semelidae con 17, Lasaeidae con 15, Mactridae con 14, Chamidae con 12 y Lucinidae con 12; todas estas familias agruparon mas del 50% de las especies registradas.
Efecto de la profundidad sobre el crecimiento de los mejillones Perna perna y Perna viridis (Bivalvia: Mytilidae) en cultivo suspendido, en el golfo de Cariaco, Venezuela.
Secondary production of green mussel Perna viridis (Bivalvia: Mytilidae) in bottom culture, Venezuela
Green-lipped mussel, Pernaviridis belongs to family Mytilidae. They prefer coastal estuarine area with depth less than 10m and were able to live up to 3 years [18].
Morphological variability of Brachidontes swainson (Bivalvia, Mytilidae) in the marine Quaternary of Argentina (SW Atlantic).
Mytilidae are considered to be good bioindicators resulting in their use in marine water biomonitoring programs [6, 7, 20].
O grupo mais abundante de bivalves e o dos mexilhoes ou mitilideos, termo utilizado na denominacao de diferentes especies da familia Mytilidae. Os mexilhoes ocorrem em costoes rochosos (P perna) e em estuarios (Mytella falcata e M.
Identification Publication Currently Previously used used Mytilidae Brachidontes Brachidontes Day et al.