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Brachidontes exustus (scorched mussel)

Synonyms: Brachidontes exustus var. rosaceus; Modiola magellanica; Mytilus biceps; Mytilus domingensis; Mytilus exustus; Mytilus lavalleanus

Wikipedia Abstract

Brachidontes exustus, or the scorched mussel, is a species of bivalve mollusc in the family Mytilidae. It can be found along the Atlantic coast of North America, ranging from Cape Hatteras to the West Indies and Brazil.
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Archosargus probatocephalus (Southern sheeps head)[1]
Bodianus rufus (Spanish hogfish)[2]
Callinectes sapidus (blue crab)[1]
Halichoeres bivittatus (Slippery dick)[2]
Halichoeres radiatus (Puddingwife wrasse)[2]
Lagodon rhomboides (Salt-water bream)[1]
Paralichthys lethostigma (Southern flounder)[1]
Pogonias cromis (Sea drum)[1]
Stramonita haemastoma (Red-mouth purpura)[3]


North America; Western Atlantic Ocean;



Attributes / relations provided by
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.
2Food Habits of Reef Fishes of the West Indies, John E. Randall, Stud. Trop. Oceanogr. 5, 665–847 (1967)
3Feeding habits and phenotypic changes in proboscis length in the southern oyster drill, Stramonita haemastoma (Gastropoda: Muricidae), on Florida sabellariid worm reefs, Jeffrey T. Watanabe, Craig M. Young, Marine Biology (2006) 148: 1021–1029
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