A review of previously used methods of marking mussels and a description of a new system developed for field use are presented. A code numbering system, utilizing holes drilled into the shell, is described and evaluated.
Proceedings of the Iowa Academy of Science
©1959 Iowa Academy of Science, Inc.
Thoma, Ben; Swanson, George; and Dowell, Virgil E.
"A New Method of Marking Fresh-water Mussels for Field Study,"
Proceedings of the Iowa Academy of Science, 66(1), 455-457.
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