Mussels: Ecology, Life Habits and Control: Mussels as a tool to monitor pollution

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Abstract

Mussels as a Tool to Monitor Pollution / Elena Cubero-Leon, Corina M. Ciocan, Environmental Biology, School of Pharmacy and Biomolecular Sciences, University of Brighton, Hastings, United Kingdom
Mussel is the common name used for members of several families of bivalvia mollusca, from saltwater and freshwater habitats. Mussels are economically and ecologically important as they play a key role in aquatic environments and are considered to be 'ecosystem engineers.' In this book, the authors discuss the ecology, life habits and control of mussels. Mussel is the common name used for members of several families of bivalvia mollusca, from saltwater and freshwater habitats. Mussels are economically and ecologically important as they play a key role in aquatic environments and are considered to be 'ecosystem engineers.' In this book, the authors discuss the ecology, life habits and control of mussels.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationNew York
PublisherNova Science Publishers Inc
Number of pages32
ISBN (Print)9781626180833
Publication statusPublished - 2013

Publication series

NameMarine Biology series

Keywords

  • mussels
  • biological indicators
  • marine pollution

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    Ciocan, C. (2013). Mussels: Ecology, Life Habits and Control: Mussels as a tool to monitor pollution. (Marine Biology series). Nova Science Publishers Inc.