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Several Central Texas freshwater mussels now federally protected

Seven species of Texas freshwater mussels are now protected under the Endangered Species Act, including several that reside in the Guadalupe River, which flows just north and east of San Antonio. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service finalized protections last week for seven species of freshwater mussels: the Guadalupe fatmucket, Texas fatmucket, Guadalupe orb, Texas pimpleback, Balcones spike, and false spike, which will be […]