Yorkshire Water is working with the Freshwater Biological Association (FBA) and the North York Moors National Park Authority to help release young freshwater pearl mussels to the river Esk, in order to help to further enhance biodiversity and improve the overall health of the river. Numbers of freshwater pearl mussels, also known as Margaritifera margaritifera, […]

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The Environment Agency releases sea trout with pearl mussel larvae attached in effort to increase numbers in the North¬†East. Thousands of sea trout have been released into rivers in Northumberland to stock rivers for anglers and help protect the future of a critically endangered species, the freshwater pearl mussel. Pearl fishing and water pollution from […]

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