Texas hornshell mussel placed on the endangered species list

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Texas hornshell mussel placed on the endangered species list

A person holding adult Texas hornshell mussels from the Black River in New Mexico. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service last week listed the freshwater mussel species from New Mexico, Texas, and Mexico as an endangered species, drawing praise from environmentalists and scorn from at least one Republican congressman.

Texas hornshell mussel placed on the endangered species list

A person holding adult Texas hornshell mussels from the Black River in New Mexico. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service last week listed the freshwater mussel species from New Mexico, Texas, and Mexico as an endangered species, drawing praise from environmentalists and scorn from at least one Republican congressman.