"Highly recommended." -- S. R. Fegley Choice "Illuminating and thought provoking... This timely book will entice still more ecologists to study and help save these fascinating animals." -- Wendell R. Haag Conservation Biology "A must-read for anyone working or studying the ecology of this diverse and endangered assemblage of mollusks." -- Daniel L. Graf Journal Of Molluscan Stds/ Malacologist "Excellent... This book is engagingly written throughout, and provides ... a reflection on the dilemma of modern ecology." Qtly Review Of Biology "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 "The approach outlined in the book could be used for any group of organisms." Journal Of North American Benthological Society
About the Author
David L. Strayer is Senior Scientist at the Institute of Ecosystem Studies and author of Pearly Mussels of New York State, among other books.