Arizona Game and Fish Department: Focus Wild Arizona Activity Sheets - Quagga Mussels
Arizona Game and Fish Department

The quagga mussel, along with the similar zebra mussel, are considered invasive species.

Conservation Connect: Freshwater Mussels
Conservation Connect

Meet Matthew Patterson a Mussel Biologist and learn about the exciting life that exsists at the bottom of rivers and streams.

Conservation Connect: Fresh Water Mussels Educational Toolbox
Conservation Connect

Freshwater mussels are mollusks that get their microscopic food by filtering water through thin membranes.

But Why?: Why Is The Sea Salty?
But Why?

We’re heading to the coast of Maine to learn a little bit about why the sea is salty, how mussels get their shells and how model ships get in those glass bottles.

But Why?: How Do Mussels Get Their Shells?
But Why?

We’re heading to the coast of Maine to learn a little bit about why the sea is salty and how mussels get their shells with Zach Whitener, a research associate at the Gulf of Maine Research Institute in Portland, Maine.

Short Wave: Freshwater Mussels Are Dying And No One Knows Why
Short Wave (NPR)

NPR National Correspondent Nathan Rott tells us about the unsolved mystery surrounding the die-off, the team racing to figure it out, and why mussels are so important for the health of our streams and rivers.