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This is a list of additional resources for the focus story Farming green-lipped mussels.

Mussel ecosystem services
Read about the services mussel beds provide – from habitats to water quality.
www.sciencelearn.org.nz/Contexts/Life-in-the-Sea/Looking-Closer/Mussels

Watch this video of mussels filtering water, cleaning it as they go.
www.sciencelearn.org.nz/Contexts/Life-in-the-Sea/Sci-Media/Video/Mussels-filtering-water

Phytoplankton
Read about the different types of plankton, including phytoplankton, in this article on the Science Learning Hub.
www.sciencelearn.org.nz/Contexts/Life-in-the-Sea/Looking-Closer/Plankton

Filter feeding
Watch this YouTube clip about the wide variety of organisms that use filter feeding to obtain food.
www.youtube.com/watch?v=vNqEQjGaDVk

Farmland run-off
Learn more about how farming practices on land can affect coastal waters.
www.sciencelearn.org.nz/Science-Stories/Resource-Management/Sci-Media/Video/Farmland-run-off-into-estuaries

How non-parasitic crabs find home
Learn about the settlement cues of non-parasitic crabs in this resource on the Science Learning Hub.
www.sciencelearn.org.nz/Contexts/The-Noisy-Reef/NZ-Research/Crabs-finding-home

Biocontrol in New Zealand
Explore a database of all biocontrol agents ever introduced to New Zealand.
http://b3.net.nz/bcanz

Biocontrol in aquaculture
Read about an example of biocontrol in use in aquaculture.
www.atlanticsalmontrust.org/latest-news/combatting-sea-lice-on-salmon-farms-new-wrasse-project-in-norway-167.html

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