Restoration, Rearing and Reindroductions: Saving the Freshwater Pearl Mussel

The Freshwater Pearl Mussel (Margaritifera margaritifera) is a fascinating species and a powerful ecosystem engineer in the UK’s rivers and streams. Many of the UK’s populations are in freefall with the youngest individuals in the wild being over 70 years old! Time is running out for this species. This talk will explore what the Freshwater Biological Association and partners are doing to bring this species back from the brink of extinction.

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