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Bright, R.C., C. Gatenby, R. Heisler, E. Plummer, K. Stramer, and W. Ostlie. 1995. A survey of the mussels of the Pomme de Terre and Chippewa rivers, Minnesota, 1990. Final report submitted to the Natural Heritage and Nongame Research Program, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. 131 pp.
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Bright, R.C., C. Gatenby, D. Olson, and E. Plummer. 1990. A survey of the mussels of the Minnesota River, 1989. Final report submitted to the Natural Heritage and Nongame Research Program, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. 106 pp.
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Bright, R.C., E. Plummer, and D. Olson. 1988. A survey of the mussels of the Zumbro river drainage, southeastern Minnesota. Report submitted to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. 27+ pp.
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Ceas, P. 2001. Collection and translocation of mussels from two township bridge reconstruction corridors in Otter Tail County, Minnesota. Final report submitted to the Natural Heritage and Nongame Research Program, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. 12 pp.
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Davis, M. 1987. Freshwater mussels (Mollusca: Bivalvia: Unionidae) of the Cannon River drainage in southeastern Minnesota. Final report submitted to the Nongame Wildlife Program, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. 22+ pp.
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Davis, M. and S. Miller. 1996. A mussel survey of the Sunrise River, Minnesota 1996. Final report submitted to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. 26 pp.
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Davis, M. and R. Hart. 1995. Mussel habitat in the Richmond Island/Lock and Dam 6 tailwater area of Pool 7, Mississippi River , and its importance for recovery of the federally endangered mussel, Lampsilis higginsi. Final report submitted by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. 34 pp.
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Doolittle, T.C.J. 1988. Distribution and relative abundance of freshwater mussels in the Saint Croix National Scenic Riverway. Final report submitted to the Natural Heritage and Nongame Research Program, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. Unpaged.
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Doolittle, T.C.J. 1987. The qualitative analysis, relative abundance, and distribution of freshwater unionid mussels in the St. Croix and Namekagon rivers. Draft final report submitted to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. 21 pp.
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Downing, J.A. 1997. Relationship between habitat characteristics and the extinction of lake mussels in Minnesota. Final report submitted to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. 10 pp.
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Hart, R.A. 1999. Population dynamics of unionid mussels in Lake Pepin, Upper Mississippi River, Minnesota and Wisconsin. Ph.D. Dissertation, North Dakota State University. 162 pp.
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Hart, R.A. 1995. Mussel (Bivalvia: Unionidae) habitat suitability criteria for the Otter Tail River, Minnesota. M.S. Thesis, North Dakota State University. 60+ pp.
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Havlik, M.E. 1995. A 1994 Unionid mussel survey (Mollusca: Bivalvia: Unionidae) from the headwaters of the Root River system, Minnesota, to the Mississippi River. Final report submitted to the Natural Heritage and Nongame Research Program, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. 28+ pp.
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Havilk, M.E. 1993. Unionids and Margaritiferids (Molusca: Bivalvia) in the Saint Croix River bordering Minnesota at Afton and Wild River State Parks, 8-17 June 1992. Final report submitted to the Nongame Wildlife Program, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. 41 pp.
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Hornbach, D.J. 1994. The factors influencing the distribution of mussels in the lower St. Croix river. Final report submitted to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. 16+ pp.
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Hornbach, D.J. 1992. An examination of the population structure, community relationships and habitat characteristics for the winged mapleleaf mussel (Quadrula fragosa) at Interstate park, Saint Croix river, Wisconsin and Minnesota. Final report submitted to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. 17+ pp.
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Hornbach, D.J. 1991. Factors influencing the distribution of unionid mussels in the lower St. Croix river at Franconia, MN. Report submitted to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. 23+ pp.
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Hove, M.C., and A.R. Kapuscinski. 1998. Ecological relationship between six rare Minnesota mussels and their host fish. Final report submitted to the Natural Heritage and Nongame Research Program, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. 17 pp.
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Hove, M.C., C.E. Freiburger, and R.A. Engelking. 1995. Qualitative bivalve survey of the Sandy River Drainage, Minnesota. Final report submitted to the Natural Heritage and Nongame Research Program, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. 17 pp. (Appendices not included
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Kelner, D. and M. Davis. 2002. Final Report: Mussel (Bivalvia: Unionidae) survey of the Mississippi National River and Recreation Corridor, 2000-01. Final report submitted by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. 44+ pp.
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Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. 2004. Minnesota scaleshell mussel (Leptodea leptodon) survey. Final report for Federal Aid Project E-6-R, submitted to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service by the Natural Heritage and Nongame Research Program. 9 pp.
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Swift, M.C., and G.E. Wagenbach. 1999. A survey of mussel faunas in the Cannon River and Superior National Forest. Final report submitted to the Natural Heritage and Nongame Research Program, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. 41 pp.
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