Tagged freshwater mussels

WHAT’S THEIR PROBLEM

— “when we go back, we can put the mussel in a hole,” clayton said. “so it’s easier, less energy consuming for that mussel to rebury into the substrate.” each mussel will be tagged with small silver plastic tag and measured. “so we’ve actually had mussels in here who’ve been tracked for the 15-year period we’ve been monitoring here,” she said. read : mussel woman, biologist passes along pearls of wisdom about threatened mussels