Diet- the diet of the blue mussel includes
plankton, and other small, floating organisms. (filterfeeder) the mussel sucks plankton through its intake tube.
The blue musse has an oval shape. with lines on its dark blue shell. Blue mussel shells can be up to 7.5 centimeters
in length, and are covered by a shiny coat. The inside of the shell is dark blue to violet with a white, pearly, layer.
Fact- Short seasons and cold temperatures result in slow growth rates and heavy shells.