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How to Grow Freshwater Mussels
Freshwater mussels are categorized as a mollusk, like clams and oysters. They live in aquatic environments where water runs freely and has a high oxygen content. This type of environment provides the organic particles and microorganisms that freshwater... More »
Difficulty: Challenging
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Freshwater bivalve - Wikipedia

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Freshwater bivalves are one kind of freshwater molluscs, along with freshwater snails. They are ... lives in lakes or slow rivers. Freshwater pearl mussels are economically important as a source of ...

USFWS: America's Mussels

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Sep 21, 2016 ... North America has the highest diversity of freshwater mussels in the world. And within North America, historically the Midwest had some of the ...

Fun with Freshwater Mussels!!

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There are over 300 different kinds of freshwater mussels in the United States and Canada. Their shells come in many different colors and textures. You can find ...

USFWS: Endangered and Threatened Freshwater Mussels

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Sep 21, 2016 ... Mussels collected from a Missouri river during a survey. Photo by ... Freshwater Mussels of the Upper Mississippi River System · America's ...

FMCS - Freshwater Mussels - Freshwater Mollusk Conservation ...

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Freshwater Mussels are important. North America once had 300 species of native mussels. It was the most diverse mussel fauna on earth. Unfortunately, 38 of ...

FMCS - Freshwater Mussels - Freshwater Mollusk Conservation ...

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How do mussels reproduce? Freshwater mussels have an unusual and complex mode of reproduction, which includes a brief, obligatory stage as a parasite on ...

Freshwater Mussels - Center for Biological Diversity

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Freshwater mussels are culturally significant because they were harvested by American Indians and early pioneers for use as food, jewelry and tools. Before the ...

Freshwater Mussels Pacific Northwest - The Xerces Society

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Freshwater Mussels of the. Pacific Northwest. Ethan Jay Nedeau, Allan K. Smith, Jen Stone, and Sarina Jepsen. 2009. SECOND EDITION ...

Freshwater Mussels - American Museum of Natural History

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Freshwater Mussels of the New York Metropolitan Region and New Jersey: A ... web handbook as a "short-course" to the freshwater mussels occurring within 75  ...