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    • Food from the sea: fish and shellfish of New England.

    • History; Aquatic environments; Fishes; Fisheries management; Fishing; Commercial fishing; Overfishing;
    • "In New England, the specific job is to spread consumption more uniformly over the nearly 80 species of fish and shellfish that are brought, into local ports each year. Production records 'of the fishing industry show a serious lack of...
    • Fanshell mussel

    • Endangered species; Mollusks;
    • A closeup view of a fanshell mussel found in the Ohio River near Williamstown, WV. On June 21, 1990 the fanshell was designated as endangered throughout its entire range in Alabama, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio, Tennessee, Virginia, and West...
    • Bull Walrus Swimming

    • Mammals; Marine environments; Marine mammals;
    • A large Pacific Walrus bull swimming in frigid Alaska waters. This walrus lives near the shallow water areas of the Pacific Alaska coast and subsists mostly on benthic bivalve mollusks.
    • Explore the world with shorebirds

    • Birds; Shorebirds;
    • A multidisciplinary education guide for grades 2-12 (with sections on "How to Adapt" for Preschool - 1st grade, home schools, youth groups, and nature centers)
    • Birdwing pearly mussel

    • Endangered species; Mollusks
    • Close up view of a birdwing pearly mussel. For more information go to http://fwie.fw.vt.edu/WWW/esis/lists/e404017.htm The species is endangered wherever found including the States of Alabama, Tennessee and Virginia.
    • Pink mucket pearlymussel

    • Wildlife; Aquatic animals; Endangered species; Marine ecology; Mollusks; Rivers and streams;
    • Close-up of endangered mussel from the Ohio River.For more information about endangered mussels visit http://www.fws.gov/midwest/endangered/clams/mussels.html
    • Pink mucket pearlymessel

    • Wildlife; Aquatic animals; Endangered species; Marine ecology; Mollusks; Rivers and streams;
    • Close-up of endangered species mussel from the Ohio River. For more information about endangered mussels visit http://www.fws.gov/midwest/endangered/clams/mussels.html
    • Clubshell mussel

    • Wildlife; Aquatic animals; Endangered species; Marine ecology; Mollusks; Rivers and streams;
    • Close-up of several of these endangered mussels from Hawkins Creek in West Virginia.For more information about endangered mussels visit http://www.fws.gov/midwest/endangered/clams/mussels.html
    • Soft-shell clam, Mya arenaria

    • Coastal environments; Fisheries management; Mollusks;
    • Describes the soft-shell clam industry of the Atlantic coast; reviewing past and present economic importance, fishery methods, fishery management programs, and special problems associated with shellfish culture and marketing. Provides a summary of...
    • Wilderness marsh

    • Coastal environments; Coastal zone management; Grasses; Habitat conservation; Marine environments; Wildlife refuges; Mollusks;
    • Designated wilderness marsh with oyster beds on the refuge
    • Wilderness marsh

    • Coastal environments; Coastal zone management; Grasses; Habitat conservation; Marine environments; Wildlife refuges; Mollusks;
    • Designated wilderness marsh with oyster beds on the refuge
    • Habitat of clubshell mussel

    • Wildlife; Aquatic animals; Endangered species; Marine ecology; Mollusks; Rivers and streams;
    • Elk River, in West Virginia, provides habitat for the endangered species clubshell mussel. For more information about threatened and endangered mussels visit http://www.fws.gov/midwest/endangered/clams/mussels.html
    • Oil spill curriculum

    • Oil spills; Shorebirds; Wildlife refuges;
    • The Shorebird Sister Schools Program presents an activity that explores the impacts of the Deepwater Horizon Gulf Oil Spill on coastal birds and the work of many dedicated professionals helping in species recovery, with a focus on career...
    • Toxicity of 22 therapeutic compounds to six fishes

    • Document; Freshwater fishes; Mollusks; Biologists (USFWS); Biological control; Fires; Fisheries management;
    • First work: Of 22 therapeutic chemicals (18 parasiticides and 4 oral bacteriostats) tested by bioassays, 16 were toxic to fish and 6 were not. Second work: Bayer 73, a molluscicide sold commercially as Bayluscide, is highly toxic to 18 species of...
    • Endangered mussels get pumped-up in the Upper Mississippi River

    • Biologists (USFWS); Work of the Service; Mollusks; Endangered species; Species of concern;
    • Fish and Wildlife Service biologists working alongside state (Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa and Illinois) and Federal (U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and National Park Service) biologists had the privilege of helping bring a species back from near...
    • Freshwater mussel research

    • Environmental Sciences; Aquatic animals; Aquatic environments; Boats; Employees (USFWS); Endangered species; Environmental quality; Indigenous populations; Islands; Mollusks; Riverbeds; Rivers and streams; Wildlife refuges;
    • Fish and Wildlife Service employees at gravel island in the Ohio River studying samples of freshwater mussel shells. Motorboat transportation beached in background.

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