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Monitoring the Freshwater Pearl Mussel (IN121)

This protocol for monitoring the freshwater pearl mussel Margaritifera margaritifera was produced as part of Life in UK Rivers – a project to develop methods for conserving the wildlife and habitats of rivers within the Natura 2000 network of protected European sites.The project’s focus was the conservation of rivers identified as Special Areas of Conservation (SACs) and of relevant habitats and species listed in annexes I and II of the European Union Directive on the Conservation of Natural Habitats and of Wild Fauna and Flora (92/43/EEC) (the Habitats Directive).
This document is published for historic and research purposes.


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