Solving the Connection Conundrum in the Rocky Intertidal

In response to The Daily Post’s weekly photo challenge: “Connected.”

In the surf zone getting knocked off your perch can be fatal. Residents of the rocky intertidal solve the connection conundrum in different ways, but they each find a way to handle the pounding surf without losing their grip.

These limpets have a good grip, they hope their mussel host does too
These limpets have a good grip; with luck their mussel host will stay connected