They are somewhat remote from the sea mussels in structure, and have not even a common economic importance.
Such movement is more frequent in young mussels than in the full-grown.
The annual value of the shell-fish (lobsters, crabs, oysters, mussels, clams, periwinkles, cockles, shrimps) is about £73,000.
The sheltered waters of the broken southern coast, however, are rich in fish and molluscs, especially in mussels, limpets and barnacles, which are the principal food resource of the nomadic Indian tribes of those regions.
Over 40 species of freshwater mussels (Unionidae) have been observed in the Rumanian rivers.
It is commonly supposed to be capable of prizing limpets from their rock, and of opening the shells of mussels; but, though undoubtedly it feeds on both, further evidence as to the way in which it procures them is desirable.
They do not feed on fish, like true otters, but on clams, mussels, sea-urchins and crabs; and the female brings forth but a single young one at a time, apparently at any season of the year.
There are also a clean race of frogs and tortoises, and a few mussels in it; muskrats and minks leave their traces about it, and occasionally a travelling mud-turtle visits it.
Signature dishes include the traditional zuppa di pesce with shrimp, clams, calamari, mussels and monkfish in a tomato, garlic and white wine broth.
Guests can choose from a variety of foods, including butternut squash, roasted corn chowder, tuna with wasabi and streamed mussels and red curry.
Lunch at the Deli on the Dock where Mamma's Mussels, the catch-of-the-day sandwich and gourmet burgers satisfy active vacationers on the lake.
The menu features pan-roasted trout filet, sauteed mussels, grilled semi-boneless quail and roasted natural chicken.
These cod are fed chiefly on mussels, and when the keeper approaches to feed them they may be seen rising to the surface in hundreds and eagerly seeking the edge.
The production of pearls by oysters and mussels is common knowledge, but it is only recently that the origin of pearls has been traced and admitted to be due to inflammation set up by a parasite.
They are ridges of aeolian limestone plastered over by a thin layer of corals and other calcareous organisms. The very remarkable "serpuline atolls" are covered by a solid crust made of the convoluted tubes of serpulae and Vermetus, together with barnacles, mussels, nullipores, corallines and some true incrusting corals.
L * An independent anatomical investigation of the Mollusca had been carried on by the remarkable Neapolitan naturalist Poli (1791), whose researches 2 were not published until after his death (1817), and were followed by the beautiful works of another Neapolitan zoologist, the illustrious Delle Chiaje.3 The embranchement or sub-kingdom Mollusca, as defined by Cuvier, included the following classes of shellfish: (1) the cuttles or poulps, under the name Cephalopoda; (2) the snails, whelks and slugs, both terrestrial and marine, under the name Gastropoda; (3) the sea-butterflies or winged-snails, under the name Pteropoda; (4) the clams, mussels and oysters, under the name Acephala; (5) the lamp-shells, under the name Brachiopoda; (6) the seasquirts or ascidians, under the name Nuda; and (7) the barnacles and sea-acorns, under the name Cirrhopoda.
Oysters and mussels are obtained on the East Scheldt, and anchovies at Bergen-op-Zoom; while salmon, perch and pike are caught in the Maas, the Lek and the New Merwede.
Although the anti-toxins which are used in the cure of infective diseases are not dangerous to life, yet they sometimes cause unpleasant consequences, more especially an urticarial eruption almost exactly like that which follows eating mussels or other shell-fish.
In 1873 the value of mussels exported from Antwerp alone to Paris to be used as human food was £280,000.
Twenty-eight boats engaged in haddock-fishing at Eyemouth used between October 1882 and May 1883 920 tons of mussels (about 47,000,000 individuals), costing nearly £1800 to the fishermen, about one-half of which sum was expended on the carriage of the mussels.
The quantity of mussels landed on Scottish coasts has decreased in recent years owing to the decline in the line fisheries.
In the statistics for England and Wales mussels are not separately distinguished.
Experiments made by removing mussels from salt water to brackish, and finally to quite fresh water show that it is even more tolerant of fresh water than the oyster; of thirty mussels so transferred all were alive after fifteen days.
The fresh-water Mussels, Anodonta cygnea, Unio pictorum, and Unio margaritiferus belong to the order Eulamellibranchia of Lamellibranch Molluscs, in which the anterior and posterior adductor muscles are equally developed.
The genital papilla of the female acquires a great development during the breeding season and becomes produced into a tube nearly as long as the fish itself; this acts as an ovipositor by means of which the comparatively few and large eggs (3 millimetres in diameter) are introduced through the gaping valves between the branchiae of pond mussels (Unio and Anodonta), where, after being inseminated, they undergo their development, the fry leaving their host about a month later.
Come during the Happy Hour, where you can purchase for less than $2 bar fare, such as steamed mussels or 1/2 pound cheeseburger while sitting at the bar.
Every table gets a basket of warm bread and the menu is large and offers great choices, like nightly specials, pizza, mussels, Angus beef steaks, house-smoked salmon, local produce, and the tomato sauce is always homemade.
Cozy up next to the poolside patio and enjoy enticing Spanish concoctions like paella negra with black squid ink, smoked Spanish mussels on crostini, or fresh tuna ceviche.
The menu includes local favorites such as mussels, crab cakes and fresh Maine lobster.
Delight in specialty dishes such as Sicilian style mussels in a garlic, white wine broth.
Buffet items feature not only Chinese dishes but also seafood (snow crab, mussels and shrimp),
meats such as roast beef and baked chicken, and desserts that include Hershey's ice cream.
Choose from entrees such as mussels marinière with garlic, white wine, and parsley, or tiger prawns with garlic, white wine, and a bisque Marseillaise.
The menu also boasts a seafood pasta dish, and entrees such as pan seared salmon, mahi mahi, and mussels frites.
Prince Edward Island Mussels, Prosciutto Wrapped Shrimp, Grilled Idaho Trout, or Cider Braised Pork Chop, all are guaranteed to please your palate.
Start with curried mussels, curry crab cakes or samosas stuffed with your choice of vegetable, chicken or beef.
According to the Website, the "extensive menu has something for everyone, including whole wheat and gluten-free menus." Gourmet pizza's feature 100 percent whole wheat dough, and include toppings such as mussels, gorgonzola and eggplant.
A'Mangiare has appetizers like hot antipasto, mussels marinara and stuffed mushrooms.
Monk's Cafe serves pomme frites (served with bourbon-mayonnaise dipping sauce) and mussels cooked in delectable sauces.
Stop by for mussels cooked in eight different varieties of sauce and its award-winning signature Napoleon Burger.
If you're visiting Philadelphia, check a Belgian restaurant serving sumptuous mussels and traditional Belgian frites (French fries).
The menu is infused with traditional French foods and local seafood including: salmon, seafood pasta, fish soup, mussels, snails, as well as lamb, beef, and veal dishes.
The affordable, Italian-style menu is known for its mussels, pastas, pizzas, and ribs, accompanied by an extensive selection of wines.
Mussels Fra Diavolo or Marinara are heavenly and the broth that it comes with is a bonus.
These specialty dishes include Shrimp and Mussels Muqueca and Plaintain Muqueca. 1093 Cambridge St.
Menu items include an appetizer of green-lipped mussels and steak dinners featuring U.
Start off with the tri-colored salad with blue cheese, pine nuts and Bibb lettuce or the Prince Edward Island mussels.
Maybe you can try the stuffed jalapeno diablos, el tesoro mussels or sesame crusted tuna loin from the dinner menu.
Menu items include scungilli with mussels, shrimp and octopus, grilled calamari, Gorgonzola salad, eggplant, fried calamari, antipasto and Mesclun salad with goat cheese and walnuts.
They also have a raw bar with mussels, clams and oysters.
Appetizers include items such as mussels and ceviche, while dinner includes steaks and popular seafood like grilled mahi mahi, tilapia, ahi and salmon.
In addition to a four-page wine list, diners can opt for resh oysters, tuna shooters, mussels, prawns, Florida stone-crab claws or Alaskan king crabs from the raw bar, or choose from a selection of fresh pastas and savory flatbreads.
Start with French onion soup, salade frisée or pan seared sea scallops before moving on to any number of delectable entrees, including mussels provençale, monk fish fricassée, hazelnut crusted salmon filet or duck breast and leg confit.
If you like things hot, try the Volcani Eruption, a fiery medley of scallops, shrimp, squid and mussels.
The hot and sour seafood soup is chockfull of shrimp, squid, scallops, and mussels, flavored with lemon grass, lime leaves, and chile paste.
Patrons dine on International American cuisine such as German-style mussels, crab cakes with spicy Asian peanut sauce, wood-oven pizzas, rib-eye steaks and burgers.
Sample Bangs Island mussels, hooked Gulf of Maine haddock or Turner's classic New England bouillabaisse.
The Vin de Set features lunch and dinner menus with French-influenced meals such as baked brie, steamed mussels and clams, fried oysters and even tarte flambe.
The restaurant is known for its mussels served with spice tomato sauce, and its pollo limone is a main course that has become a favorite.
Two25 also features other menu items, including pasta, chicken, salmon, pizza, soup and salad, and a choice of quality appetizers such as steamed mussels, sautéed mushrooms, escargot and calamari.
It also serves mussels, clams, shrimp, crab cakes, oysters, lobster, steaks, burgers, and more.
Presenting a raw oyster bar, New England mussels, all-lump crab cakes and East Coast cioppino, the seafood selection at the Wharf is boundless.
The restaurant also has steamed mussels, grilled ahi tuna, which is also available on a salad, crab cakes, catfish and king crab legs.
The restaurant also has a special crab chowder with roasted corn and a spicy mussels dish served with garlic and fresh tomatoes.
The gumbo with steamed mussels and vegetables is popular, as is the spicy tuna tartare.
A seafood stew mixes mussels, clams and calamari with peas, corn, bacon and white wine.
The Pesce ala Loren is a top choice, with mussels, clams, shrimp, squid and other seafood served in a white wine sauce.
Take advantage of a raw bar featuring oysters, caviar and mussels.
Its original name is said to have been Eskmouth, its present one being derived from a bed of mussels at the mouth of the river.
Musculus, diminutive of mus, mouse, applied to small sea fish and mussels), a term applied in England to two families of Lamellibranch Molluscs - the marine Mytilacea, of which the edible mussel, Mytilus edulis, is the representative; and the fresh-water Unionidae, of which the river mussel, Unio pictorum, and the swan mussel, Anodonta cygnea, are the common British examples.
Many thousand tons of mussels are wastefully employed as manure by the farmers on lands adjoining scalp-producing coasts, as in Lancashire and Norfolk, three half-pence a bushel being the price quoted in such cases.