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Figure 7. Host fish produced at Genoa National Fish Hatchery for glochidia inoculation include largemouth bass (Micropterus salmoides), smallmouth bass (Micropterus dolomieui), and walleye (Stizostedion vitreum vitreum). Bottom right photo shows host fish (largemouth bass) in a bucket ready for addition of Higgin’s eye glochidia. (photos courtesy of U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service)
Figure 7. Host fish produced at Genoa National Fish Hatchery for glochidia inoculation include largemouth bass (Micropterus salmoides), smallmouth bass (Micropterus dolomieui), and walleye (Stizostedion vitreum vitreum). Bottom right photo shows host fish (largemouth bass) in a bucket ready for addition of Higgin’s eye glochidia. (photos courtesy of U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service)
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