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Musculus discors (discordant mussel)


Wikipedia Abstract

Musculus discors, or the discord mussel, is a species of bivalve mollusc in the family Mytilidae. It can be found along the Atlantic coast of North America, ranging from Labrador to Long Island Sound.
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Protected Areas

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


Bucephala islandica (Barrow's Goldeneye)[1]
Gadus macrocephalus (Pacific cod)[2]
Pleuronectes platessa (European plaice)[2]
Polysticta stelleri (Steller's Eider)[2]


Parasitized by 
Prosorhynchus squamatus[3]

External References

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Attributes / relations provided by
1Winter food habits of Barrow's Goldeneyes in southeast Alaska, Philip S. Koehl, Thomas C. Rothe, and Dirk V. Derkson, Canadian Wildlife Service, 1984
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.
3Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
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Species taxanomy provided by GBIF Secretariat (2022). GBIF Backbone Taxonomy. Checklist dataset accessed via on 2023-06-13; License: CC BY 4.0