Accession Number : ADP003058

Title :   Biological Aspects of the Freshwater Mussels,

Corporate Author : UNIVERSITY OF NORTH ALABAMA FLORENCE

Personal Author(s) : Yokley,P.

Report Date : OCT 1983

Pagination or Media Count : 4

Abstract : Dr. Paul Yokley described selected aspects of molluscan biology to provide a general introduction to topics to be presented at this workshop. He discussed history of the commercial shell industry and methods for collecting and identifying these invertebrates and showed slides of glochidia and the internal anatomy of mussels. The following questions, comments, and responses following Dr. Yokley's presentation were transcribed and edited. In addition, selected pictures from his talk have been reproduced and described.

Descriptors :   *Mussels, History, Commerce, Industries, Collecting methods, Identification, Anatomy, Internal, Larvae, Aquatic biology, Mollusca, Research management, Workshops

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE