Mussels

Mussels
Mussels cling tight to tidepool rocks at Cabrillo National Monument.

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Former park Marine Biologist Bonnie Becker submitted her thesis on mussel populations in the tidepools here at Cabrillo National Monument, and graduated in 2005 with a Ph.D. in Oceanography from University of California, San Diego. Dr. Becker's report, "The Regional Population Variability and Larval Connectivity of Mytilid Mussels: Conserving the Populations of Cabrillo National Monument" can be downloaded here.

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