Ribbed Mussel » Atlantic ribbed mussels at York River State Park in James City C

Image of a cluster of ribbed mussels, Modiolus demissus or Geukensia demissa.

Atlantic ribbed mussels attach themselves to marsh grass roots and other surfaces with strong, thread-like strands secreted from the byssus gland. Above, Atlantic ribbed mussels attach to marsh grass roots at York River State Park in James City County, Va., on Nov. 18, 2018. (Photo by Will Parson/Chesapeake Bay Program)

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