Biology - What would the biotic and abiotic factor be for this question?

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Mussels are preyed upon by marine snails called dog whelks. A dog whelk crawls on to a mussel and takes one or two days to make a hole in the shell before it can eat the mussel inside.

The numbers of dog whelks found at each of the sites are shown in the table below.
Site 1 2 3 4 5 6
Number of dog whelks 7 8 1 0 0 4

I am able to answer this question myself but what would be the biotic and abiotic factors be: Explain how the abiotic and biotic factors referred to in this question determine the distribution of the dog whelks on this seashore.
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biotic = stuff that's living
like mussels
maybe things that mussels feed on, but this isn't referred to in the question

abiotic = stuff that's not living
so I guess things like water (e.g. depth, quality), rocks, sand, etc., what the site is like
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(Original post by bl0bf1sh)
biotic = stuff that's living
like mussels
maybe things that mussels feed on, but this isn't referred to in the question

abiotic = stuff that's not living
so I guess things like water (e.g. depth, quality), rocks, sand, etc., what the site is like
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