Mussels

Wisconsin biologist looks to step up mussels research

(Photo by Brian Peterson)MADISON, Wis. — Pollutants such as phosphorous and polychlorinated biphenyls are contributing to the decimation of freshwater mussel populations in areas like the Bay of Green Bay and the Lower Fox River. Invasive species, like zebra and quagga mussels, are also competing against native mussels and driving down populations, Wisconsin Public Radio reported. Of the 51 species…