You may have suspected I have another reason for watching mussels. It's true. This year I'm trying a new approach to finding those little guys a another home.
A few weeks ago I attached a transducer to the inside of the hull. It's the round black thing with the wire attached, in the middle of this picture. Transducers are things that turn electrical impulses into sound waves. They are what make music speakers work.
My idea is to play music to the little mussels and see how they like it. I'm hoping they don't have the same musical tastes as me, and keep going towards rocks or other comfortable nesting spots in the neighbourhood.