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Freshwater Mussels Tennessee

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This book, the first of its kind for Tennessee, offers a comprehensive survey of this biologically and commercially significant group of mollusks. The book traces the long history of human exploitation of mussels, from aboriginal food gathering to the growth of the cultured pearl industry. It provides an interpretive context for its exhaustive species accounts with background material on biology, distribution, economic utilization, taxonomy, and conservation issues. The authors also review the life cycle of the mussel and ...

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Freshwater Mussels Tennessee
1998, Univ Tennessee Press

ISBN-13: 9781572330139


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