David L. Strayer is Senior Scientist at the Institute of Ecosystem Studies and author of Pearly Mussels of New York State, among other books.
Highly recommended. --Choice Illuminating and thought provoking... This timely book will entice still more ecologists to study and help save these fascinating animals. --Conservation Biology A must-read for anyone working or studying the ecology of this diverse and endangered assemblage of mollusks. --Journal of Molluscan Stds/ Malacologist This thorough, authoritative and highly enjoyable read is a must for all freshwater biologists. --Freshwater Biology Thoughtful, and thought-provoking... A valuable read for most ecologists, especially those concerned with the conservation of this threatened species. --Biofeedback