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.
This classification, to be used in a new inventory of wetlands and deepwater habitats of the United
States, is intended to describe ecological tax, arrange them in a system useful to resource managers,
furnish units for mapping, and provide...
Endangered species; Fisheries management; Fishes; Fishing; Overfishing; Population control; Work of the Service; History
This is a description of the inception, history and continuing work of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's Fisheries Program. It explains briefly what the program is doing to help remove overfished species from the endangered species list.