Recent Examples of mussel from the Web
Research about farming salmon along with mussels, which researchers have found will eat larval sea lice, is underway.
No mussel is listed as threatened or endangered in Oregon.
Spinach tagliatelle is presented in sharp contrast; with black mussels, thickened tomato-cream sauce and a surfeit of spicy Italian sausage, this a most interesting option.
In a recent training exercise at the American Museum of Natural History in New York City, 20 teachers pretended to be middle schoolers figuring out why tiny invasive mussels hurt the Hudson River’s environment.
In 2005, the oyster as aphrodisiac got a big boost as many consumer publications reported that bivalve mollusks (which include clams, oysters, mussels and scallops) had been found to have desire-inducing properties.
One thing seems certain: there will be plenty more mussels.
The researchers roughly estimated that a million creatures traveled 4,800 miles across the Pacific Ocean to reach the West Coast, including hundreds of thousands of mussels.
So while food lovers may flock to the country for chocolate and waffles or mussels and frites, as Nijs states, a sudsy pilgrimage to Brussels and beyond offers unmatched diversity sure to please any beer lover.
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Origin and Etymology of mussel
First Known Use: before 12th centurySee Words from the same year
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