1897 thumb Mussels of New Zealand

The various shell fish found in the wild around New Zealand which are know as "mussels".

Small
Asian date mussel 1
Arcuatula senhousia
Brackish Water Mussel
Xenostrobus securis
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Blue Mussel 2
Mytilus edulis
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Brown or bearded mussel 3
Modiolus areolatus
Small
Date mussel 4
Zelithophaga truncata
Small
Freshwater Mussel 5
Echyridella menziesii
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Green-lipped Mussel 6
Perna canaliculus
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Horse mussel 3
Atrina zelandica
Small
Little Black Mussel 7
Xenostrobus neozelanicus
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Mediterranean Mussel 8
Mytilus galloprovincialis
Small
Nesting mussel 9
Musculus impactus
Small
Razor mussel 4
Solemyarina parkinsonii
Small
Ribbed Mussel 10
Aulacomya maoriana

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