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Higgins' eye juveniles that were propogated at the Genoa National Fish Hatchery in 2000. Note that the mussel extends its foot, this can be used to help it move as well as gather food items. Copepods are also seen moving about quickly. The mussels seen here are the size of a pin head. .mpg version (10.4 MB)
Source: Genoa National Fish Hatchery. 2000

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Last updated on June 26, 2003
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