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
Juvenile Higgins' eye mussels recovered from cages deployed in Essential Habitat Areas of the lower St. Croix River and stocked with glochidia-inoculated host fish in spring 2001. These photographs were taken 13 to 15 weeks after host fish were placed in the cages.
uvenile Higgins' eye mussels at a Wisconsin River reintroduction site (2)
Source: Minnesota Department of Natural Resources 2001

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


Department of the InteriorU.S. Fish & Wildlife ServiceU.S. Geological Survey
Last updated on February 3, 2003
http://www.fws.gov/midwest/mussel/images/juvenile_Higgins'_eye mussels2.html