Asian date mussel

Arcuatula senhousia

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The Asian mussel, Musculista senhousia, is a small saltwater mussel, a marine bivalve mollusk species in the family Mytilidae. Its common names include: the Asian date mussel, the Japanese mussel, Senhouse's mussel, the green mussel and the green bagmussel. It is differentiated from other mollusks by its relatively small size and inflated shape, as well as the greenish colour of its outer periostracal layer. The mussel also has radiating reddish lines on its posterior, small internal...

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