WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus trossulus Gould, 1850

140482  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:140482)

accepted
Species
marine
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNote California  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality California [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Gulf of St. Lawrence (unspecified region), southern Gaspe waters (Baie des Chaleurs, Gaspe Bay to American, Orphan and...  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Gulf of St. Lawrence (unspecified region), southern Gaspe waters (Baie des Chaleurs, Gaspe Bay to American, Orphan and Bradelle banks; eastern boundary: Eastern Bradelle Valley), lower St. Lawrence estuary; Cobscook Bay; south to Little Machias Bay [details]
Gofas, S. (2004). Mytilus trossulus Gould, 1850. In: MolluscaBase (2017). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=140482 on 2018-01-19

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original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus edulis kussakini Scarlato & Starobogatov, 1979) Scarlato O.A. & Starobogatov Y.I. (1979). The systematic position and distribution of mussels. In: Commercial bivalve molluscan mussels and their role in the ecosystem (Scarlato O., ed.) [in russian]. * Zoological Institute of the Soviet Academy of Sciences p. 106-111:  [details]   

basis of record Gofas, S.; Le Renard, J.; Bouchet, P. (2001). Mollusca. in: Costello, M.J. et al. (eds), European Register of Marine Species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Patrimoines Naturels. 50: 180-213. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Brunel, P.; Bosse, L.; Lamarche, G. (1998). Catalogue of the marine invertebrates of the estuary and Gulf of St. Lawrence. Canadian Special Publication of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, 126. 405 p. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Rawson, P.D., S. Hayhurst and B. Vanscoyoc. 2001. Species composition of blue mussel in the northeastern Gulf of Maine. Journal of Shellfish Research 20 (1): 31-38. [details]   

additional source Huber, M. (2010). Compendium of bivalves. A full-color guide to 3,300 of the world’s marine bivalves. A status on Bivalvia after 250 years of research. Hackenheim: ConchBooks. 901 pp., 1 CD-ROM. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Dyntaxa. (2013). Swedish Taxonomic Database. Accessed at www.dyntaxa.se [15-01-2013]., available online at http://www.dyntaxa.se [details]   

additional source Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS). , available online at http://www.itis.gov [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus edulis kussakini Scarlato & Starobogatov, 1979) Huber, M. (2010). Compendium of bivalves. A full-color guide to 3,300 of the world’s marine bivalves. A status on Bivalvia after 250 years of research. Hackenheim: ConchBooks. 901 pp., 1 CD-ROM. (look up in IMIS[details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus edulis latissimus Carpenter, 1857) Huber, M. (2010). Compendium of bivalves. A full-color guide to 3,300 of the world’s marine bivalves. A status on Bivalvia after 250 years of research. Hackenheim: ConchBooks. 901 pp., 1 CD-ROM. (look up in IMIS[details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus edulis normalis Carpenter, 1857) Huber, M. (2010). Compendium of bivalves. A full-color guide to 3,300 of the world’s marine bivalves. A status on Bivalvia after 250 years of research. Hackenheim: ConchBooks. 901 pp., 1 CD-ROM. (look up in IMIS[details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus ficus Dall, 1909) Huber, M. (2010). Compendium of bivalves. A full-color guide to 3,300 of the world’s marine bivalves. A status on Bivalvia after 250 years of research. Hackenheim: ConchBooks. 901 pp., 1 CD-ROM. (look up in IMIS[details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus glomeratus Gould, 1851) Huber, M. (2010). Compendium of bivalves. A full-color guide to 3,300 of the world’s marine bivalves. A status on Bivalvia after 250 years of research. Hackenheim: ConchBooks. 901 pp., 1 CD-ROM. (look up in IMIS[details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus pedroanus Conrad, 1855) Huber, M. (2010). Compendium of bivalves. A full-color guide to 3,300 of the world’s marine bivalves. A status on Bivalvia after 250 years of research. Hackenheim: ConchBooks. 901 pp., 1 CD-ROM. (look up in IMIS[details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus septentrionalis Clessin, 1887) Huber, M. (2010). Compendium of bivalves. A full-color guide to 3,300 of the world’s marine bivalves. A status on Bivalvia after 250 years of research. Hackenheim: ConchBooks. 901 pp., 1 CD-ROM. (look up in IMIS[details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus edulis declivis Petrov, 1982) Huber, M. (2010). Compendium of bivalves. A full-color guide to 3,300 of the world’s marine bivalves. A status on Bivalvia after 250 years of research. Hackenheim: ConchBooks. 901 pp., 1 CD-ROM. (look up in IMIS[details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality California [details]

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDiet plankton [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDimensions generally 6-10 cm long, 3-5 cm high [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Gulf of St. Lawrence (unspecified region), southern Gaspe waters (Baie des Chaleurs, Gaspe Bay to American, Orphan and Bradelle banks; eastern boundary: Eastern Bradelle Valley), lower St. Lawrence estuary; Cobscook Bay; south to Little Machias Bay [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat intertidal and infralittoral of Gulf and estuary; common in rocky intertidal to 40 m, also found on docks, pilings, floats, and gravel [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorImportance coexists and hybridizes with M. edulis; M. trossulus is less desirable for aquaculture and a limiting factor in mussel farm production [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPredators sea stars, gastropods, crabs, fish, seabirds [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorReproduction late spring to early autumn; settle in 5-7 wk [details]
 

Host of
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilicola orientalis Mori, 1935 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStoecharthrum fosterae Kozloff, 1993 (parasitic: endoparasitic)
LanguageName 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorfoolish mussel  [details]
Japanese Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorキタノムラサキイガイ  [details]