Mytilus chilensis

Chilean mussel
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Classification
Bivalvia | Mytiloida | Mytilidae
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Main reference
. . (Ref. 87801)
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Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 18.0 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 356)

Environment
Benthic; brackish; depth range 0 - 100 m (Ref. 356)

Climate / Range
Temperate; 15°N - -90°S

Distribution
Southern Pacific, Southwest Atlantic and the Antarctic.
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Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

This is an epifaunal species found on soft sandy and muddy bottoms and diverse rocky substrates including cobbles and associated with holdfasts or fronds of brown algae in inner fjords, channels and exposed areas (Ref. 87801).

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 96402)

CITES status (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans




Human uses
Fisheries: commercial
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Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models

Vulnerability (Ref. 71543)
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Medium