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  • A bucket full of yellow/brown mussels.
    Information icon Juvenile fatmucket mussels approximately 6cm in length. Photo by Chris Barnhart, Missouri State University.

    There was a mussel called fatmucket...

    June 5, 2017 | 3 minute read

    A shelled creature called Arkansas fatmucket – yes, you read that correctly – is going to be released into a couple of Arkansas rivers this week. The goal: baby Arkansas fatmuckets. That bivalve’s full name: Arkansas fatmucket, a species of mussel found only in the state from which it derives part of its name. Since 1990, it has been listed as threatened under the federal Endangered Species Act. Scientists with the U.  Learn more...

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