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Musculus niger (black mussel)

Synonyms: Modiola cultellus; Modiola nexa; Modiola nigra; Modiolaria nigra; Modiolaria nigra subsp. bullata; Modiolaria striatula; Modiolus stalderi; Musculus cultellus; Musculus niger subsp. obesus; Musculus niger subsp. protractus; Musculus svecicus; Mytilus discors subsp. svecicus

Wikipedia Abstract

Musculus niger, or the little black mussel, is a species of bivalve mollusc in the family Mytilidae. It can be found along the Atlantic coast of North America, ranging from the Arctic Ocean to North Carolina.
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Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Fehmarnbelt 69170 Germany  


Melanogrammus aeglefinus (Smokie)[1]
Pleuronectes platessa (European plaice)[1]


East Pacific; North America; Western Atlantic Ocean;



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1Jorrit H. Poelen, James D. Simons and Chris J. Mungall. (2014). Global Biotic Interactions: An open infrastructure to share and analyze species-interaction datasets. Ecological Informatics.
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