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Mussel Identification, A 3000 Year Old Native Campsite and Trade Centre at The Forks

Robert, Lionel and Terry A. Dick

This is the first section in the chapter on Shellfish and Snail Recoveries. Identifications of five species representing two sub-families within the freshwater clam family are presented. Tables depict the distribution of freshwater clam remains, list identified mussels, and present their age, sex and weight.

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Robert, Lionel and Terry A. Dick. 1993. Mussel Identification. In A 3000 Year Old Native Campsite and Trade Centre at The Forks, pp188-192. Winnipeg, Manitoba: The Forks Public Archaeology Association, compiled by Sid Kroker and Pam Goundry. [ Section in research monograph (FNHSC, TFNP pdf, MM, on file at PC) *See overall compilation for PDF ]

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