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Common Mussel filter-feeding – Schlieren Imageing – Seeing the Unseen

To See The Unseen: A Common Mussel is filter-feeding and Schlieren Imageing techniques reveal the fluid-flow that cannot be seen with the naked eye. The fluid-flow itself is “work done” by the mussel, to suck seawater in, filter food particles and uuumph the water out agan, all in a flow-like stream. A bit of science […]