indra22
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Mussel Filtration

Postby indra22 » Mon Apr 01, 2019 5:29 pm

Trying to figure out how much pollution is too much for freshwater mussels to handle. Working on a project that reestablishes endangered mussels into waterways, and testing water quality/mussel populations after a year. How often should water quality be sampled? If anyone could help, it would be greatly appreciated.

AnnaMochi
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Re: Mussel Filtration

Postby AnnaMochi » Wed Apr 03, 2019 5:09 pm

Hello! I'd say the frequency of the water being sampled should depend on how often and how much the water is being polluted. Is the pollution controlled? Or is it in a natural environment? All these factors need to be considered in order for you to determine the time.

I hope this helps! :)


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