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Musculus lateralis (lateral mussel)

Synonyms: Crenella translucida; Modiola arenalis; Modiola elliptica; Mytilus lateralis

Wikipedia Abstract

Musculus lateralis, common name the lateral mussel, is a small species of bivalve mollusc in the family Mytilidae. It can be found along the Atlantic coast of North America, ranging from North Carolina to the West Indies and Brazil.
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Predators

Calamus bajonado (Jolthead porgy)[1]
Canthigaster rostrata (Sharpnose pufferfish)[1]
Chaetodipterus faber (White angelfish)[2]
Halichoeres radiatus (Puddingwife wrasse)[1]
Lactophrys trigonus (Trunkfish)[1]
Sphoeroides spengleri (Puffer)[1]

Distribution

North America; Western Atlantic Ocean;

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Citations

Attributes / relations provided by 1Food Habits of Reef Fishes of the West Indies, John E. Randall, Stud. Trop. Oceanogr. 5, 665–847 (1967) 2Jorrit 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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