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Ocean Wise Recommended

Ocean Wise

Variety

Mussels, Blue

Mytilus edulis

Method

Wild

Hand implements

Location

U.S. - Maine, Northwest Atlantic Ocean

Overall Rating

3.301 / 5

Market Names

Bay Mussels, Common Mussels, Edible Mussels, Mussels, Sea Mussels

Summary

Bycatch: Harvest method is selective and incurs minimal to zero bycatch. In addition, incidental catch can often be returned alive.


Management: Some measures exist to protect this ecologically important species, but they could be improved.

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Ocean Wise Recommended

Ocean Wise

Variety

Mussels, Blue

Mytilus edulis

Method

Wild

Hand implements

Location

U.S. - Massachusetts, Northwest Atlantic Ocean

Overall Rating

3.302 / 5

Market Names

Bay Mussels, Common Mussels, Edible Mussels, Mussels, Sea Mussels

Summary

Bycatch: Harvest method is selective and incurs minimal to zero bycatch. In addition, incidental catch can often be returned alive.


Management: Some measures exist to protect this ecologically important species, but they could be improved.

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Ocean Wise Recommended

Ocean Wise

Variety

Mussels, Chilean

Mytilus chilensis

Method

Farmed

Bottom culture

Location

Worldwide

Overall Rating

8.11 / 10

Market Names

Chilean Blue Mussels, Mussels

Summary

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Ocean Wise Recommended

Ocean Wise

Variety

Mussels, Blue

Mytilus edulis

Method

Wild

Hand implements

Location

U.S. - Rhode Island, Northwest Atlantic Ocean

Overall Rating

3.301 / 5

Market Names

Bay Mussels, Common Mussels, Edible Mussels, Mussels, Sea Mussels

Summary

Bycatch: Harvest method is selective and incurs minimal to zero bycatch. In addition, incidental catch can often be returned alive.


Management: Some measures exist to protect this ecologically important species, but they could be improved.

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Ocean Wise Recommended

Ocean Wise

Variety

Mussels, Blue

Mytilus edulis

Method

Wild

Hand implements

Location

U.S. - New York, Northwest Atlantic Ocean

Overall Rating

3.301 / 5

Market Names

Bay Mussels, Common Mussels, Edible Mussels, Mussels, Sea Mussels

Summary

Bycatch: Harvest method is selective and incurs minimal to zero bycatch. In addition, incidental catch can often be returned alive.


Management: Some measures exist to protect this ecologically important species, but they could be improved.

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Ocean Wise Recommended

Ocean Wise

Variety

Mussels, Chilean

Mytilus chilensis

Method

Farmed

Off-bottom culture

Location

Worldwide

Overall Rating

8.11 / 10

Market Names

Chilean Blue Mussels, Mussels

Summary

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Ocean Wise Recommended

Ocean Wise

Variety

Mussels

Mytilus spp., Perna spp.

Method

Farmed

Bottom culture

Location

Worldwide

Overall Rating

6.68 / 10

Market Names

Blue Mussel, Chilean Mussel, Green Mussel, Mediterranean Mussel, New Zealand Green Mussel, Perna Mussel

Summary

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Ocean Wise Recommended

Ocean Wise

Variety

Mussels

Mytilus spp., Perna spp.

Method

Farmed

Off-bottom culture

Location

Worldwide

Overall Rating

6.68 / 10

Market Names

Blue Mussel, Chilean Mussel, Green Mussel, Mediterranean Mussel, New Zealand Green Mussel, Perna Mussel

Summary

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Ocean Wise Recommended

Ocean Wise

Variety

Mussels, Blue

Mytilus edulis

Method

Farmed

Off-bottom culture

Location

Worldwide

Overall Rating

8.11 / 10

Market Names

Bay Mussels, Common Mussels, Edible Mussels, Mussels, Sea Mussels

Summary

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Ocean Wise Recommended

Ocean Wise

Variety

Mussels, Blue

Mytilus edulis

Method

Farmed

Bottom culture

Location

Worldwide

Overall Rating

8.11 / 10

Market Names

Bay Mussels, Common Mussels, Edible Mussels, Mussels, Sea Mussels

Summary

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Ocean Wise Recommended

Ocean Wise

Eco-Certification:

Friend of the Sea

Variety

Mussels, Blue

Mytilus edulis

Method

Farmed

All production methods

Location

Worldwide

Eco-Certification

Friend of the Sea

Market Names

Bay Mussels, Common Mussels, Edible Mussels, Mussels, Sea Mussels

Summary

Rationale: Ocean Wise recommends Sea farmed mussels. Click to learn more about how Friends of the Sea Standards for shellfish Aquaculture were benchmarked to Ocean Wise.

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Ocean Wise Recommended

Ocean Wise

Eco-Certification:

Canada Organic (Biologique)

Variety

Mussels, Blue

Mytilus edulis

Method

Farmed

All production methods

Location

Worldwide

Eco-Certification

Canada Organic (Biologique)

Market Names

Bay Mussels, Common Mussels, Edible Mussels, Mussels, Sea Mussels

Summary

Rationale: Ocean Wise recommends Canada Organic Certified Shellfish Aquaculture. Click to learn more about how Canadian Organic Standards for shellfish Aquaculture were benchmarked to Ocean Wise.

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Ocean Wise Recommended

Ocean Wise

Eco-Certification:

Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC)

Variety

Mussels, Blue

Mytilus edulis

Method

Farmed

All production methods

Location

Worldwide

Eco-Certification

Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC)

Market Names

Bay Mussels, Common Mussels, Edible Mussels, Mussels, Sea Mussels

Summary

Rationale: Ocean Wise recommends some, but not all Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) Certified Aquaculture. Click to learn more about how ASC Standards for Aquaculture were benchmarked to Ocean Wise.

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Ocean Wise Recommended

Ocean Wise

Eco-Certification:

Best Aquaculture Practices

Variety

Mussels, Chilean

Mytilus chilensis

Method

Farmed

All production methods

Location

Worldwide

Eco-Certification

Best Aquaculture Practices

Market Names

Chilean Blue Mussels, Mussels

Summary

Rationale: Ocean Wise recommends some, but not all Global Aquaculture Alliance BAP (GAA) certified Aquaculture. Click to learn more about how GAA Standards for Aquaculture were benchmarked to Ocean Wise.

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Ocean Wise Recommended

Ocean Wise

Eco-Certification:

Best Aquaculture Practices

Variety

Mussels, Mediterranean

Mytilus galloprovincialis

Method

Farmed

All production methods

Location

Worldwide

Eco-Certification

Best Aquaculture Practices

Market Names

Mussels

Summary

Rationale: Ocean Wise recommends some, but not all Global Aquaculture Alliance BAP (GAA) certified Aquaculture. Click to learn more about how GAA Standards for Aquaculture were benchmarked to Ocean Wise.

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Ocean Wise Recommended

Ocean Wise

Eco-Certification:

Best Aquaculture Practices

Variety

Mussels, Blue

Mytilus edulis

Method

Farmed

All production methods

Location

Worldwide

Eco-Certification

Best Aquaculture Practices

Market Names

Bay Mussels, Common Mussels, Edible Mussels, Mussels, Sea Mussels

Summary

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Ocean Wise Recommended

Ocean Wise

Eco-Certification:

Best Aquaculture Practices

Variety

Mussels, New Zealand Green

Perna canaliculus

Method

Farmed

All production methods

Location

Worldwide

Eco-Certification

Best Aquaculture Practices

Market Names

Mussel

Summary

Rationale: Ocean Wise recommends some, but not all Global Aquaculture Alliance BAP (GAA) certified Aquaculture. Click to learn more about how GAA Standards for Aquaculture were benchmarked to Ocean Wise.

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Ocean Wise Recommended

Ocean Wise

Eco-Certification:

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) - Netherlands Blue Shell Mussel

Variety

Mussels, Blue

Mytilus edulis

Method

Wild

Dredges: Dredges, Mechanized / Harvesting Machines

Location

FAO Area 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

Eco-Certification

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)
Netherlands Blue Shell Mussel

Market Names

Bay Mussels, Common Mussels, Edible Mussels, Mussels, Sea Mussels

Summary

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  • Dredges: Dredges, Mechanized / Harvesting Machines
Ocean Wise Recommended

Ocean Wise

Eco-Certification:

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) - Netherlands Blue Shell Mussel

Variety

Mussels, Blue

Mytilus edulis

Method

Wild

Dredges: Dredges, Mechanized / Harvesting Machines

Location

FAO Area 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

Eco-Certification

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)
Netherlands Blue Shell Mussel

Market Names

Bay Mussels, Common Mussels, Edible Mussels, Mussels, Sea Mussels

Summary

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  • Dredges: Dredges, Mechanized / Harvesting Machines
Ocean Wise Recommended

Ocean Wise

Eco-Certification:

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) - DFPO Limfjord Mussel and Cockle

Variety

Mussels, Blue

Mytilus edulis

Method

Wild

Dredges: Vessel Towed Dredges

Location

FAO Area 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

Eco-Certification

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)
DFPO Limfjord Mussel and Cockle

Market Names

Bay Mussels, Common Mussels, Edible Mussels, Mussels, Sea Mussels

Summary

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  • Dredges: Vessel Towed Dredges
Ocean Wise Recommended

Ocean Wise

Eco-Certification:

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) - Germany Lower Saxony mussel dredge and mussel culture

Variety

Mussels, Blue

Mytilus edulis

Method

Wild

Dredges: Vessel Towed Dredges

Location

FAO Area 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

Eco-Certification

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)
Germany Lower Saxony mussel dredge and mussel culture

Market Names

Bay Mussels, Common Mussels, Edible Mussels, Mussels, Sea Mussels

Summary

Rationale: Ocean Wise recommends some, but not all Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certified fisheries. Click to learn more about how the MSC certification was bench-marked to Ocean Wise. This fishery meets conservation standards to become OWS recommended.

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  • Dredges: Vessel Towed Dredges
Ocean Wise Recommended

Ocean Wise

Eco-Certification:

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) - Schleswig-Holstein Blue Shell Mussel

Variety

Mussels, Blue

Mytilus edulis

Method

Wild

Dredges: Vessel Towed Dredges

Location

FAO Area 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

Eco-Certification

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)
Schleswig-Holstein Blue Shell Mussel

Market Names

Bay Mussels, Common Mussels, Edible Mussels, Mussels, Sea Mussels

Summary

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  • Dredges: Vessel Towed Dredges
Ocean Wise Recommended

Ocean Wise

Eco-Certification:

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) - Netherlands Blue Shell Mussel

Variety

Mussels, Blue

Mytilus edulis

Method

Wild

Off-bottom culture

Location

FAO Area 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

Eco-Certification

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)
Netherlands Blue Shell Mussel

Market Names

Bay Mussels, Common Mussels, Edible Mussels, Mussels, Sea Mussels

Summary

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Ocean Wise Recommended

Ocean Wise

Eco-Certification:

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) - Netherlands Blue Shell Mussel

Variety

Mussels, Blue

Mytilus edulis

Method

Wild

Off-bottom culture

Location

FAO Area 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

Eco-Certification

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)
Netherlands Blue Shell Mussel

Market Names

Bay Mussels, Common Mussels, Edible Mussels, Mussels, Sea Mussels

Summary

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Ocean Wise Recommended

Ocean Wise

Eco-Certification:

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) - Mussel Translocation By Members of the Vereniging van Importeurs van Schelpdieren into the Oosterschelde

Variety

Mussels, Blue

Mytilus edulis

Method

Wild

Dredges (Unspecified)

Location

FAO Area 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

Eco-Certification

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)
Mussel Translocation By Members of the Vereniging van Importeurs van Schelpdieren into the Oosterschelde

Market Names

Bay Mussels, Common Mussels, Edible Mussels, Mussels, Sea Mussels

Summary

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  • Dredges (Unspecified)
Ocean Wise Recommended

Ocean Wise

Eco-Certification:

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) - Northern Ireland Bottom Grown mussel

Variety

Mussels, Blue

Mytilus edulis

Method

Wild

Dredges: Vessel Towed Dredges

Location

FAO Area 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

Eco-Certification

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)
Northern Ireland Bottom Grown mussel

Market Names

Bay Mussels, Common Mussels, Edible Mussels, Mussels, Sea Mussels

Summary

Rationale: Ocean Wise recommends some, but not all Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certified fisheries. Click to learn more about how the MSC certification was bench-marked to Ocean Wise. This fishery meets conservation standards to become OWS recommended.

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  • Dredges: Vessel Towed Dredges
Ocean Wise Recommended

Ocean Wise

Eco-Certification:

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) - North Menai Strait mussel

Variety

Mussels, Blue

Mytilus edulis

Method

Wild

Dredges: Vessel Towed Dredges

Location

FAO Area 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

Eco-Certification

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)
North Menai Strait mussel

Market Names

Bay Mussels, Common Mussels, Edible Mussels, Mussels, Sea Mussels

Summary

Rationale: Ocean Wise recommends some, but not all Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certified fisheries. Click to learn more about how the MSC certification was bench-marked to Ocean Wise. This fishery meets conservation standards to become OWS recommended.

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  • Dredges: Vessel Towed Dredges
Ocean Wise Recommended

Ocean Wise

Eco-Certification:

Naturland

Variety

Mussels, Blue

Mytilus edulis

Method

Farmed

Off-bottom culture

Location

Worldwide

Eco-Certification

Naturland

Market Names

Bay Mussels, Common Mussels, Edible Mussels, Mussels, Sea Mussels

Summary

Rationale: Ocean Wise recommends some, but not all Naturland Certified Aquaculture. Click to learn more about how the Naturland Standards for Organic Aquaculture were benchmarked to Ocean Wise.

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Ocean Wise Recommended

Ocean Wise

Eco-Certification:

Naturland

Variety

Mussels, Blue

Mytilus edulis

Method

Farmed

Off-bottom culture

Location

Worldwide

Eco-Certification

Naturland

Market Names

Bay Mussels, Common Mussels, Edible Mussels, Mussels, Sea Mussels

Summary

Rationale: Ocean Wise recommends some, but not all Naturland Certified Aquaculture. Click to learn more about how the Naturland Standards for Organic Aquaculture were benchmarked to Ocean Wise.

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Ocean Wise Recommended

Ocean Wise

Eco-Certification:

Friend of the Sea

Variety

Mussels, Chilean

Mytilus chilensis

Method

Farmed

All production methods

Location

Worldwide

Eco-Certification

Friend of the Sea

Market Names

Chilean Blue Mussels, Mussels

Summary

Rationale: Ocean Wise recommends Sea farmed mussels. Click to learn more about how Friends of the Sea Standards for shellfish Aquaculture were benchmarked to Ocean Wise.

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Ocean Wise Recommended

Ocean Wise

Eco-Certification:

Canada Organic (Biologique)

Variety

Mussels, Foolish

Mytilus trossulus

Method

Farmed

All production methods

Location

Worldwide

Eco-Certification

Canada Organic (Biologique)

Market Names

Mussels

Summary

Rationale: Ocean Wise recommends Canada Organic Certified Shellfish Aquaculture. Click to learn more about how Canadian Organic Standards for shellfish Aquaculture were benchmarked to Ocean Wise.

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Ocean Wise Recommended

Ocean Wise

Eco-Certification:

Canada Organic (Biologique)

Variety

Mussels, Mediterranean

Mytilus galloprovincialis

Method

Farmed

All production methods

Location

Worldwide

Eco-Certification

Canada Organic (Biologique)

Market Names

Mussels

Summary

Rationale: Ocean Wise recommends Canada Organic Certified Shellfish Aquaculture. Click to learn more about how Canadian Organic Standards for shellfish Aquaculture were benchmarked to Ocean Wise.

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Ocean Wise Recommended

Ocean Wise

Eco-Certification:

Friend of the Sea

Variety

Mussels, Mediterranean

Mytilus galloprovincialis

Method

Farmed

All production methods

Location

Worldwide

Eco-Certification

Friend of the Sea

Market Names

Mussels

Summary

Rationale: Ocean Wise recommends Sea farmed mussels. Click to learn more about how Friends of the Sea Standards for shellfish Aquaculture were benchmarked to Ocean Wise.

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Ocean Wise Recommended

Ocean Wise

Eco-Certification:

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) - Ireland rope grown mussel

Variety

Mussel, Mediterranean

Mytilus trossulus

Method

Farmed

Off-bottom culture

Location

FAO Area 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

Eco-Certification

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)
Ireland rope grown mussel

Market Names

Pacific blue mussel, Northern bay mussel, Edible mussel, Foolish mussel

Summary

Rationale: Ocean Wise recommends some, but not all Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certified fisheries. Click to learn more about how the MSC certification was bench-marked to Ocean Wise. This fishery meets conservation standards to become OWS recommended.

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Ocean Wise Recommended

Ocean Wise

Eco-Certification:

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) - Germany Lower Saxony mussel dredge and mussel culture

Variety

Mussels, Blue

Mytilus edulis

Method

Wild

Miscellaneous gear

Location

FAO Area 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

Eco-Certification

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)
Germany Lower Saxony mussel dredge and mussel culture

Market Names

Bay Mussels, Common Mussels, Edible Mussels, Mussels, Sea Mussels

Summary

Rationale: Ocean Wise recommends some, but not all Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certified fisheries. Click to learn more about how the MSC certification was bench-marked to Ocean Wise. This fishery meets conservation standards to become OWS recommended.

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Ocean Wise Recommended

Ocean Wise

Eco-Certification:

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) - Limfjord blue shell mussel (rope grown)

Variety

Mussels, Blue

Mytilus edulis

Method

Wild

Miscellaneous gear

Location

FAO Area 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

Eco-Certification

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)
Limfjord blue shell mussel (rope grown)

Market Names

Bay Mussels, Common Mussels, Edible Mussels, Mussels, Sea Mussels

Summary

Rationale: Ocean Wise recommends some, but not all Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certified fisheries. Click to learn more about how the MSC certification was bench-marked to Ocean Wise. This fishery meets conservation standards to become OWS recommended.

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Ocean Wise Recommended

Ocean Wise

Eco-Certification:

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) - Ireland rope grown mussel

Variety

Mussel, Mediterranean

Mytilus galloprovincialis

Method

Farmed

Off-bottom culture

Location

FAO Area 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

Eco-Certification

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)
Ireland rope grown mussel

Market Names

Blue mussel, Mediterranean blue mussel, mussel

Summary

Rationale: Ocean Wise recommends some, but not all Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certified fisheries. Click to learn more about how the MSC certification was bench-marked to Ocean Wise. This fishery meets conservation standards to become OWS recommended.

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Ocean Wise Recommended

Ocean Wise

Eco-Certification:

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) - Ireland Bottom Grown mussel

Variety

Mussels, Blue

Mytilus edulis

Method

Wild

Dredges: Vessel Towed Dredges

Location

FAO Area 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

Eco-Certification

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)
Ireland Bottom Grown mussel

Market Names

Bay Mussels, Common Mussels, Edible Mussels, Mussels, Sea Mussels

Summary

Rationale: Ocean Wise recommends some, but not all Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certified fisheries. Click to learn more about how the MSC certification was bench-marked to Ocean Wise. This fishery meets conservation standards to become OWS recommended.

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  • Dredges: Vessel Towed Dredges
Ocean Wise Recommended

Ocean Wise

Eco-Certification:

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) - Schleswig-Holstein Blue Shell Mussel

Variety

Mussels, Blue

Mytilus edulis

Method

Wild

Dredges: Vessel Towed Dredges

Location

FAO Area 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

Eco-Certification

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)
Schleswig-Holstein Blue Shell Mussel

Market Names

Bay Mussels, Common Mussels, Edible Mussels, Mussels, Sea Mussels

Summary

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  • Dredges: Vessel Towed Dredges

Variety

Mussels, Blue

Mytilus edulis

Method

Wild

Hand implements

Location

U.S. - Massachusetts, Northwest Atlantic Ocean

Overall Rating

2.677 / 5

Market Names

Bay Mussels, Common Mussels, Edible Mussels, Mussels, Sea Mussels

Summary

Management: Some measures exist to protect this ecologically important species, but they could be improved.

 

Habitat: Harvest method can damage bottom habitat, but most states have measures to limit impacts.

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Variety

Mussels, Blue

Mytilus edulis

Method

Wild

Hand implements

Location

U.S. - Maine, Northwest Atlantic Ocean

Overall Rating

2.751 / 5

Market Names

Bay Mussels, Common Mussels, Edible Mussels, Mussels, Sea Mussels

Summary

Management: Some measures exist to protect this ecologically important species, but they could be improved.

 

Habitat: Harvest method can damage bottom habitat, but most states have measures to limit impacts.

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Variety

Mussels, Blue

Mytilus edulis

Method

Wild

Dredges: Hand Dredges

Location

U.S. - Rhode Island, Northwest Atlantic Ocean

Overall Rating

2.75 / 5

Market Names

Bay Mussels, Common Mussels, Edible Mussels, Mussels, Sea Mussels

Summary

Management: Some measures exist to protect this ecologically important species, but they could be improved.

 

Habitat: Harvest method can damage bottom habitat, but most states have measures to limit impacts.


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  • Dredges: Hand Dredges

Variety

Mussels, Blue

Mytilus edulis

Method

Wild

Hand implements

Location

U.S. - New York, Northwest Atlantic Ocean

Overall Rating

2.751 / 5

Market Names

Bay Mussels, Common Mussels, Edible Mussels, Mussels, Sea Mussels

Summary

Management: Some measures exist to protect this ecologically important species, but they could be improved.

 

Habitat: Harvest method can damage bottom habitat, but most states have measures to limit impacts.

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Variety

Mussels, Blue

Mytilus edulis

Method

Wild

Dredges: Vessel Towed Dredges

Location

FAO Area 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

Eco-Certification

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)
DFPO Inner Danish Waters Blue Shell Mussel

Market Names

Bay Mussels, Common Mussels, Edible Mussels, Mussels, Sea Mussels

Summary

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  • Dredges: Vessel Towed Dredges

Variety

Mussels, Blue

Mytilus edulis

Method

Wild

Miscellaneous gear

Location

FAO Area 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)

Eco-Certification

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)
Havsodlarna Swedish West Coast Rope Grown Mussel Fishery - SSPO Swedish West Coast Rope Grown Mussel Fishery

Market Names

Bay Mussels, Common Mussels, Edible Mussels, Mussels, Sea Mussels

Summary

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Variety

Mussels, Blue

Mytilus edulis

Method

Wild

Off-bottom culture

Location

FAO Area 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

Eco-Certification

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)
Shetland and Scottish Mainland Rope Grown Mussel Enhanced Fishery

Market Names

Bay Mussels, Common Mussels, Edible Mussels, Mussels, Sea Mussels

Summary

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