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  • Rights: Department of Conservation Published 17 May 2021 Size: 2.5 MB Referencing Hub media

    Mussels are filter feeders. They draw in water and filter out phytoplankton and sediments, cleaning the water as they go. One mussel can filter up to 350 litres of water daily.

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