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Searching for Purple Bean Mussels and Alabama Lampmussels
Produced by: KnoxNews (Tennessee)
Partners: Nature Conservancy, Tennessee Wildlife Resource Agency


Steve Ahlstedt talks about searching for endangered purple bean mussels and Alabama lampmussels in the Emory River in Tennessee. Ahlstedt and others began searching for these species in the river after Hugh Faust, a 27-year-old wildlife biologist, discovered what he believed to be an Alabama lampmussel while wading in the upper Emory River near his family's property.

Last updated: September 16, 2011

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