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Video: Students, faculty help clean river mussels

August  09, 2013

On Wednesday, Dr. Kevin Geedey and several Augustana students took part in the Corps of Engineers' annual mussel search and cleaning excursion along the banks of the Mississippi River near Cordova.

Small invasive zebra mussels attach to the shell of the much larger Higgins eye mussel, limiting the federally endangered Higgins eye's ability to feed and travel.