What Do Freshwater Mussels Eat?

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Freshwater mussels eat microscopic plants and animals called plankton, bacteria and detritus. Freshwater mussels are mollusks and are similar to their marine clam and oyster cousins. They are made up of two shells connected by a hinge-like ligament.
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1. Buy freshwater mussels from a source that harvests them legally and from unpolluted waters. When exposed to air, mussels close their shells; thus any air-exposed open mussel is
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fish that live on the bottom of a creek or stream eg: cat fish also can people from LSC please stop posting stuff on here ur not kool and the teachers have been notified!! also racoons
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Mussels will eat microscopic plankton and zooplankton when they are in the water. They open their shells, and when the water flows over their cilia, it deposits the food. Look here
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1 Take the lid of the pan and place it next to the pan. Mussels are usually cooked in a special cast iron pan with a high lid. The lid doubles as a wastebin for the empty shells.
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