|Freshwater Mussels of the Upper Mississippi River System|
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2005 Highlights: 1,200 juvenile Higgins eye were collected from one closed cage in the Upper Mississippi River, Pool 4, Minnesota (Frontenac); the previous record for one cage was 850 juveniles in 2003.
Approximately 1,200 juvenile Higgins eye pearlymussels (Lampsilis higginsii) collected on September 19, 2005, from one 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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December 21, 2006