General Information
NameBlue mussel
Scientific NameMytilus edulis
DescriptionThe blue mussel (Mytilus edulis) is a medium-sized edible marine bivalve mollusc in the family Mytilidae, the mussels. Blue mussels are subject to commercial use and intense aquaculture.
Primary IDFOOD00304
Picture307
Classification
GroupAquatic foods
Sub-GroupMollusks
Taxonomy
Lineage
ITIS ID79454
Wikipedia IDBlue mussel
Composition
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References
Content Reference— U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service. 2008. USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference, Release 21. Nutrient Data Laboratory Home Page.
— Shinbo, Y., et al. 'KNApSAcK: a comprehensive species-metabolite relationship database.' Plant Metabolomics. Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 2006. 165-181.