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Field Guide to Freshwater Mussels of the Midwest (Manual, No. 5)

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This book is intended to help biologists, commercial shellers, amateur naturalists, teachers, and students identify freshwater mussels found in the streams and lakes of the Midwest. It includes 78 species, over half of which are rare, threatened, endangered, or extinct. The species are arranged in groups that approximate their systematic relationships; therefore, ...more
Hardcover, 194 pages
Published December 1st 1992 by Illinois Natural History Survey
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Matthew Ignoffo
Dec 29, 2012 rated it really liked it
This is a fine field guide. It would be nice to have a little more information on known individual species life histories, and glochidial hosts. Great for beginners to get their feet wet.
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May 06, 2007 rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: freshwater mussel enthusiasts!
excellent field guide with clear descriptions/photos
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