Tuesday, June 11, 2024

How Does the Mussel Grow its Beard? | Deep Look

Mussels create byssal threads, known as the mussel's "beard," to attach themselves both to rocks and to each other. They use their sensitive foot to mold the threads from scratch and apply a waterproof adhesive that makes superglue jealous.  

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