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The Adventures of Tiny Ocean Wanderers—and Where They Land - Hakai Institute

The Adventures of Tiny Ocean Wanderers—and Where They Land

Mussels and barnacles seem to live sedentary lives stuck to a rock, but they weren’t always that stationary. As babies, they wander the oceans until they find the perfect time and place to settle down for adult life.

From kitchen brushes to invertebrate condos, come learn how scientists at the Hakai Institute and beyond study larval journeys from plankton to recruit to adulthood.