Pacific Blue Mussel
(Mytilus edulis)

image of a Pacific Blue Mussel

Image ID: 219-00

Comments : These are extremely common mussels, and they grow on everything from subtidal rocks to boat anchor chains to pilings and docks. They are also good eatin'!
Common name : Pacific Blue Mussel
Scientific Name : Mytilus edulis
Location Found : Hussar Point, Northern British Columbia
Actual Size : 2.5 inches long
Camera Used : Canon D60 digital in Ikelite Housing
Natural History :