|The growth of Mytilus edulis from carlingford Lough|
Wilson, J.H. (1977). The growth of Mytilus edulis from carlingford Lough. Irish Fish. Investig. Ser. B. 17: 3-16
In: Irish Fisheries Investigations. Series B (Marine). Stationery Office: Dublin. ISSN 0578-7467, more
Environmental effects; Growth; Mytilus edulis Linnaeus, 1758 [WoRMS]; ANE, Ireland, Galway [Marine Regions]; Marine
The growth of Mytilus at five stations in Carlingford Lough and two in Belfast Lough was calculated from annually produced growth rings. These rings were shown to be annual from measurements of the seasonal growth of marked animals on the shore. Shell tissue ratios were found to vary from station to station. Variations in growth are discussed in relation to sea temperatures, breeding cycles, salinity, pollution and level on the shore.