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2005 Highlights: For the first time, four juvenile Higgins eye were found in the Wisconsin River, Wisconsin, downstream of open propagation cages.

juvenile Higgins eye

juvenile Higgins eye

Two of four juvenile Higgins eye pearlymussels (Lampsilis higginsii) collected downstream of open propagation cages in the lower Wisconsin River, Wisconsin.  Juveniles were collected during monitoring activities in 2005.  (Photos by Dave Heath, Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources)


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Last updated on December 21, 2006
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