Deep-sea data and field notes
Download deep-sea mussel measurements
Scientists recently measured a sample of deep-sea mussels collected at hydrothermal vents in the East Pacific. You can download their data to see how their measurements compare with yours.
Read deep-sea "field notes"
Scientists recorded notes while collecting and dissecting deep-sea mussels. Read these field notes so you understand how the deep-sea mussel dataset was compiled.
Download a sample of shallow-water mussel measurements
If you want, you can also download measurements on shallow-water mussels to compare with yours. These data were collected by students at Clarke Middle School (MA) in 2005.