A comparison of the reproductive cycles of Modiolus modiolus (L.), Cerastoderma (=Cardium) edule (L.), and Mytilus edulis L. in Strangford Lough, Northern Ireland

@article{Seed1977ACO,
  title={A comparison of the reproductive cycles of Modiolus modiolus (L.), Cerastoderma (=Cardium) edule (L.), and Mytilus edulis L. in Strangford Lough, Northern Ireland},
  author={R F Seed and Robert A. Brown},
  journal={Oecologia},
  year={1977},
  volume={30},
  pages={173-188}
}
This paper examines the reproductive cycles of three ecologically important marine bivalves-Modiolus modiolus (L.), Cerastoderma edule (L.), and Mytilus edulis L. in Strangford Lough, Northern Ireland over a period of almost five years. Whilst Modiolus does not appear to become sexually mature until it is several years old, Mytilus and Cerastoderma can… CONTINUE READING