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2005 Highlights: For the first time, over 200 mucket and 500 fatmucket juveniles were collected from closed propagation cages in the Upper Mississippi River, Pool 4, Minnesota (Frontenac).

Juvenile fatmuckets

Juvenile fatmuckets (Lampsilis siliquoidea) collected on September 19, 2005, from a closed propagation cage in the Upper Mississippi River, Pool 4, at Frontenac, Minnesota.  Photo by Gary Wege, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.


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Last updated on December 21, 2006
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