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Juvenile Higgins' eye mussels recovered in May 2002 from a cage deployed at the Hudson Essential Habitat Area in the lower St. Croix River that was stocked with glochidia-inoculated host fish in spring 2001. A total of 37 juvenile Higgins'’ eye mussels successfully overwintered here (no empty shells were observed) and were apparently in good condition one-year after efforts to artificially propagate and reintroduce these individuals to the species’ historic range had commenced.
juvenile Higgins' eye mussels recovered in May 2002 from a cage (1)
Source: Minnesota Department of Natural Resources 2002

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