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There are freshwater and saltwater mussels living all over the world. They are bivalves that attach themselves to rocks in intertidal zones, meaning the live in the space that is exposed during low tide and covered in water in high tide, like tidepools.

  1. 1. What is a perfect place for a mussel?
    1. a. A tidepool
    2. b. A river
    3. c. The ocean
  2. 2. What kind of zones do mussels live in?
    1. a. Tidal
    2. b. Oceanal
    3. c. Intertidal
  3. 3. What kind of water do mussels live in?
    1. a. Salt water
    2. b. Fresh water
    3. c. Both