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Mussels at work – filter feeding – made visible with science

Mussels at work – filter feeding – made visible with science

+338 With the naked eye, no filter-feeding can be seen. Using a scientific filming method, the fluid flow becomes visible….. and so the mussel’s work, becomes observable   Mussels at Work, is a short 2 minute video, revealing something that you cannot see with just the naked eye – a bivalve mollusc (Common Mussel) doing it’s work of filter feeding. A bit of science reveals the invisible…. The physics of light, density differentials and fluid flow, along with an adapted … Read entire article »

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