Sallinge River

In Sallinge river empty shells of the Thick Shelled River Mussel (Unio crassus) have been found. This shows the they previously lived in the river.

As part of the UC LIFE project 8000 infected Minnows will be released into the river over four years (2020-2023) distributed over four different location in Sallinge river.

Sallinge river on a summers day

Watch a video about the Thick Shelled River Mussel

…and how the females secure the next generation.

A video about the Thick Shelled River Mussel

UC Life Denmark

This project – LIFE 15 NAT/DK/000948 UC Life Denmark – is partially funded by the LIFE-programme under the EU-Commission.
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