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21:45 Nov 29, 2004
Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Science - Fisheries
Spanish term or phrase: mitílido
Estimados colegas: se trata de una especie de "bivalve shellfish"

Muchas gracias por vuestra ayuda.

Mauricio Gazitua
mgazitua
Chile
Local time: 15:25
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Summary of answers provided
4 +1purple musselMichele Fauble
4Perumytilus purpuratus
GoodWords


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15 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5
mitílido
Perumytilus purpuratus


Explanation:
I couldn't find any common name in English other than "the small filter-feeding mussel Perumytilus purpuratus". See http://tinyurl.com/4e5kb .

GoodWords
Mexico
Local time: 13:25
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
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Estimados GoodWords:

Buscando la palabra "mussel" en el Random House English Dictionary aparece que se trata de "an edible marine bivalve of the family Mytilidae..."
Por lo tanto, me quedo con Mytilidae y mucho agradezco vuestra ayuda.
Mauricio Gazitua

PS: ¡Ahora no sé cómo ingresar esto en el Glosario!
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Comment: Estimados GoodWords:

Buscando la palabra "mussel" en el Random House English Dictionary aparece que se trata de "an edible marine bivalve of the family Mytilidae..."
Por lo tanto, me quedo con Mytilidae y mucho agradezco vuestra ayuda.
Mauricio Gazitua

PS: ¡Ahora no sé cómo ingresar esto en el Glosario!

14 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +1
mitílido
purple mussel


Explanation:
Perumytilus purpuratus: a small filter-feeding mussel; 3. Fisurella spp.: omnivorous keyhole limpets; 4 ...
www.ci.kk.dk/skoler/ng/teachers/ JP/Exams/BIO%20EPnov2001/Biology%20HL%20P3.pdf

Beds of the mussel Perumytilus purpuratus typically dominate the mid- zone. Growing in patches among ...
www.sonoma.edu/users/n/nielseka/ Nielsen_Navarrete_2004_Cov_Ecol_Let_7.pdf

Beds of the mussel Perumytilus purpuratus
typically dominate the mid-zone. Growing in patches among ...
www.blackwell-synergy.com/links/ doi/10.1046/j.1461-0248.2003.00542.x/abs/
pur- ple mussels Perumytilus purpuratus
varied between 32 and 75 individuals per 50 cm 2 , and their biomass ...
www.springerlink.com/index/0CEW4CE6X2EX01XP.pdf


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Note added at 15 mins (2004-11-29 22:00:05 GMT)
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... The abundance of adult (>10 mm body length) purple mussels Perumytilus purpuratus varied between 32 and 75 individuals per 50 cm 2 , and their biomass between ...
adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2002HMR....56...21T

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Note added at 17 mins (2004-11-29 22:02:05 GMT)
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... Materials and methods The purple mussel (Perumytilus purpuratus Lamarck, 1819) is a common inhabitant of intertidal hard bottoms along the coast of Chile. ...
www.springerlink.com/index/0CEW4CE6X2EX01XP.pdf

Michele Fauble
United States
Local time: 11:25
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 8
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Estimada Michele:

Buscando la palabra "mussel" en el Random House English Dictionary aparece que se trata de "an edible marine bivalve of the family Mytilidae..."
Por lo tanto, me quedo con Mytilidae y mucho agradezco tu ayuda.
Mauricio Gazitua

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agree  Neva M.
11 mins
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Comment: Estimada Michele:

Buscando la palabra "mussel" en el Random House English Dictionary aparece que se trata de "an edible marine bivalve of the family Mytilidae..."
Por lo tanto, me quedo con Mytilidae y mucho agradezco tu ayuda.
Mauricio Gazitua




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