Atlantic Ribbed Mussel

(Dillwyn, 1817)

Geukensia demissa

Class:

Order:

Family:

Bivalvia

Mytilida

Mytilidae

Mytilidae

Shell Information

Length (mm): 100

N/A

Chirality:

Description:

Ecological Information

Distribution:

Depth (m):

Nova Scotia to Florida

0 to 0 meters

Diet:

Suspension feeder

Habitat:

Marine; Intertidal Zone

Misc. Facts

Citations

MolluscaBase eds. (2021). MolluscaBase. Geukensia demissa (Dillwyn, 1817). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=156859 on 2021-06-10

Morris, P. A. (1987). A field guide to shells: Atlantic and Gulf coasts and the West Indies (3rd ed.). Houghton Mifflin.

Rosenberg, G. 29. Malacolog 4.1.1: A Database of Western Atlantic Marine Mollusca. [WWW database (version 4.1.1)] URL http://www.malacolog.org/