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Threats Diminish For Ohio Mussels And Mollusks.

12:00AM
September
3, 2010

Conservationists and government wildlife agencies are working to restore small but important creatures to the state’s rivers and streams. Mussels and other mollusks help keep waterways clean, but their population has shrunk. They’ve been threatened by pollution, dams and a now dormant mussel shell industry.