The Oceanographic Vessel (R/V) Mytilus is a coastal research vessel designed for marine biology, physical oceanography and marine geology. It is available for use by Universities, public marine research centers and private entities
The Mytilus R/V, launched in 1997, belongs to the CSIC. It is based in the port of Vigo. The Marine Technology Unit (UTM) of the CSIC is responsible for the maintenance of scientific equipment and provides technical personnel for conducting oceanographic campaigns.