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Clusters of mussels were found on sticks, branches of trees, and large rocks in the tide flats. They were usually found next to barnacles.

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California Mussel - Photo (c) CAS Citizen Science, all rights reserved, uploaded by Cal Academy Citizen Science
andymj's ID: California Mussel (Mytilus californianus)
Posted by andymj over 4 years ago (Flag)
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Mytilus - Photo (c) antnat, all rights reserved, uploaded by anthony fisher
susanhewitt's ID: Genus Mytilus, a member of Mussels (Family Mytilidae)

These look too smooth to be M. californianus. I think they are one of the other Mytilus species.

Posted by susanhewitt 2 months ago (Flag)
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California Mussel - Photo (c) CAS Citizen Science, all rights reserved, uploaded by Cal Academy Citizen Science
andymj's ID: California Mussel (Mytilus californianus)
Mytilus - Photo (c) antnat, all rights reserved, uploaded by anthony fisher
Community ID: Genus Mytilus, a member of Mussels (Family Mytilidae)
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