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10 July 2019More than 100 pearl mussels poached from Sutherland river

Police are investigating the poaching of freshwater pearl mussels at a Highlands river.

The remains of more than 100 of the protected shellfish were found on the upper reaches of the River Oykel in Sutherland on 4 July.

Police believe the poaching happened some time over the last two months. Read more

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