Atlantic Ribbed Mussel Geukensia demissa  
Kingdom Animalia   >   Phylum Mollusca   >   Class Bivalvia   >   Order Mytiloida   >   Family Mytilidae   >   Genus Geukensia   

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A very important food item for American Black Ducks, which dig them out of the marsh peat during low tide (P. Osenton, pers. comm.).

There are 50 records in the project database.

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An Atlantic Ribbed Mussel in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (7/18/2014). Measured 24 mm. Photo by Robert Aguilar, SERC. (MBP list)

An Atlantic Ribbed Mussel at Point Lookout SP, Maryland (3/31/2013). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

Atlantic Ribbed Mussels in Somerset Co., Maryland (12/27/2013). Photo by Jim Brighton. (MBP list)

Atlantic Ribbed Mussels along the edge of a saltmarsh in Worcester Co., Maryland (1/19/2013). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

Atlantic Ribbed Mussel in Talbot Co., Maryland (11/22/2016). Photo by Wayne Longbottom. (MBP list)

Atlantic Ribbed Mussel in Queen Anne's Co., Maryland (3/21/2017). Photo by Wayne Longbottom. (MBP list)

Atlantic Ribbed Mussels in Queen Anne's Co., Maryland (2/16/2015). Photo by Lori Byrne. (MBP list)

Atlantic Ribbed Mussels in Worcester Co., Maryland (10/5/2017). Photo by Dave Kidwell. (MBP list)

Atlantic Ribbed Mussel in Dorchester Co., Maryland (4/2/2016). Photo by Nancy Martin. (MBP list)

Atlantic Ribbed Mussels in Worcester Co., Maryland (10/21/2017). Photo by Wayne Longbottom. (MBP list)

Atlantic Ribbed Mussel in Caroline Co., Maryland (2/4/2018). Photo by Wayne Longbottom. (MBP list)


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