|Freshwater Mussels of the Upper Mississippi River System|
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Nine juvenile Higgins eye were collected from the Wapsipinicon River, Iowa, in the vicinity of previous host fish releases. To date, 10 juveniles have been found by monitoring efforts in the Wapsipinicon River.
Juvenile Higgins eye pearlymussel (Lampsilis higginsii) collected in August, 2006, from the Wapsipinicon River, Iowa. Top photo by Scott Gritters, Iowa Department of Natural Resources; bottom photo by Tony Brady, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
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December 21, 2006