"Highly recommended." -- S. R. Fegley Choice 20090101 "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 20100624 "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 20100702 "Excellent... This book is engagingly written throughout, and provides ... a reflection on the dilemma of modern ecology." Qtly Review Of Biology 20100714 "This thorough, authoritative and highly enjoyable read is a must for all freshwater biologists." Freshwater Biology 20100702 "Thoughtful, and thought-provoking... A valuable read for most ecologists, especially those concerned with the conservation of this threatened species." Biofeedback 20100702 "The approach outlined in the book could be used for any group of organisms." Journal Of North American Benthological Society 20100702
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.