Art; Aquatic animals; Endangered species; Rivers and streams;
This is a poster about freshwater mussels. One side displays a subaquatic environment featuring mussels and various fish, while the reverse side describes the mussels' life cycle and ecosystem role as well as what is being done to protect them.
Tygart River in Elkins, West Virgiinia, provides habitat for endangered mussels. For more information about threatened and endangered mussels visit http://www.fws.gov/midwest/endangered/clams/mussels.html
The Ohio River, running between Ohio and West Virginia, provides habitat for endangered mussels. For more information about threatened and endangered mussels visit http://www.fws.gov/midwest/endangered/clams/mussels.html
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...