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Freshwater bivalve


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 ...

Freshwater Mussels


Freshwater mussels are mollusks and are similar to their marine clam and oyster cousins. They have two shells connected by a hinge-like ligament. Around the ...

Freshwater Mussels Pacific Northwest - The Xerces Society


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

Freshwater Mussels of Michgian - Michigan Natural Features Inventory


the streams and lakes of Michigan: freshwater mussels. (Unionidae), fingernail or pea clams (Sphaeriidae),. Asian clams (Corbiculidae), and zebra and quagga.

Freshwater Mussels | Delaware Estuary


Freshwater mussels are bivalve mollusks just like oysters, clams, and saltwater mussels. Unlike saltwater bivalves, freshwater mussels live in our local streams ...

USFWS: America's Mussels - U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service


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

West Virginia DNR - Freshwater Mussels


The constant flow of water also removes waste materials that would be toxic to the mussels. The best substrate for fresh-water mussels is a combination of silt, ...

Native Freshwater Mussels - Natural Resources Conservation Service


Native Freshwater Mussels. January 2007. Fish and Wildlife Habitat Management Leaflet. Number 46. Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries.

Freshwater Mussels - American Museum of Natural History


The Center for Biodiversity and Conservation (CBC) has developed this web handbook as a "short-course" to the freshwater mussels occurring within 75 miles of ...

Freshwater Mussel Genera of the World


The objective of this page is to illustrate (with photographs) all of the "genera" of freshwater mussels (Unionoida) in the world. The genera included are largely ...

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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FMCS - Freshwater Mussels - Freshwater Mollusk Conservation ...


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 ...


Where do mussels live? Most freshwater mussels live in flowing water, in everything from small streams to large rivers . A few species can live in lakes. They are ...

Fun with Freshwater Mussels!!


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 ...