Modiolus modiolus   (Linnaeus, 1758)

northern horsemussel

Native range | All suitable habitat | Year 2100
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Classification
Bivalvia | Mytiloida | Mytilidae
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Main reference
Harvey-Clark, C. 1997. (Ref. 7726)
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Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 18.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 95344)

Environment
Sessile; depth range 5 - 280 m (Ref. 95810)

Climate / Range
Boreal

Distribution
Arctic, northern Atlantic and Pacific.
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Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Suspension feeder (Ref. 3477). Aggegates into mussel "mats" by binding gravel and rocks (Ref. 95344).

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 96402)

CITES status (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans




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Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models

Vulnerability (Ref. 71543)
High vulnerability (60 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
High