U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Back to Freshwater Mussels of the Upper Mississippi River System home page.Freshwater Mussels of the Upper Mississippi River System Link to USGS home page.
camera.gif Image Library
Figure 15. Stocking juvenile Higgins’ eye pearlymussels into the Lower Wisconsin River, Wisconsin. Juveniles were produced at the Genoa National Fish Hatchery, Wisconsin. The diver is submerging a wooden tray containing approximately 3,700 juveniles. The juvenile in the photo is less than one millimeter long and is shown next to the head of a pin for size comparison. The bottom photo shows a small cage placed in the Lower St. Croix River in 2001. (photos courtesy of the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service)
Figure 15. Stocking juvenile Higgins’ eye pearlymussels into the Lower Wisconsin River, Wisconsin. Juveniles were produced at the Genoa National Fish Hatchery, Wisconsin. The diver is submerging a wooden tray containing approximately 3,700 juveniles. The juvenile in the photo is less than one millimeter long and is shown next to the head of a pin for size comparison. The bottom photo shows a small cage placed in the Lower St. Croix River in 2001. (photos courtesy of the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service)
Saving the Higgins' Eye Pearlymussel (Lampsilis higginisii) from Extinction:
2002 Status Report on the Accomplishments of the Mussel Coordination Team

Species Identification and LocationThreatened and Endangered MusselsLife HistoryEcology Mussel Harvest on the RiverCurrent ThreatsMussel Conservation ActivitiesOngoing Studies and ProjectsMultimediaTeacher ResourcesFrequently Asked QuestionsGlossaryReferencesLinks to Other Mussel Sites

Privacy
FOIAFirstGovContact

Department of the InteriorU.S. Fish & Wildlife ServiceU.S. Geological Survey
Last updated on May 3, 2005
http://www.fws.gov/midwest/mussel/images/mct_2002_figure15.html