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Mussel is the common name used for members of several families of clams or bivalve molluscs, ... Freshwater mussel species inhabit lakes, ponds, rivers, creeks, canals, and they are classified in a ...

Fun with Freshwater Mussels!!


What do freshwater mussels taste like? How long can a freshwater mussel live? Where do freshwater mussels live? What do freshwater mussels eat? Why are ...

How mussels live: Minnesota DNR


Mussels are long-lived animals meaning they can live for several decades and in ... They do this by drawing water in through their incurrent siphon, moving the ... Some freshwater mussels require one particular species of fish as a host for their  ...

Fresh Water Mussel Collection: Introduction -- Illinois State Museum


What is a Freshwater Mussel? What Do Mussels Look Like? Habitat: Where Do Mussels Live? How Long Do Mussels Live? What Do Mussels Do For a Living?

Freshwater Clams: Care, Food, Size & Lifespan


Freshwater Clams are sometimes available in pet stores. ... Freshwater Clams do not live very long if the environment and habitat are not able to meeting their ...

FMCS - Freshwater Mussels


How do mussels reproduce? Freshwater mussels have an unusual and complex mode of reproduction, which includes a brief, ... Otherwise they won't survive.

USFWS - Freshwater Mussels of the Upper Mississippi River System ...


Dec 18, 2006 ... Freshwater mussels are extremely variable with respect to life span, ... For example, some species live for only 10 years and others may live for as long as 100 ... Glochidia do not appear to harm the host fish and when the ...

Freshwater Mussel Biodiversity and Conservation


Freshwater mussels are similar in appearance to their ... cannot survive long outside of the female mussel ... If glochidia do not find a suitable fish host within a .

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Apr 9, 2008 ... My fresh water clam trying to hide under aquarium sand :) ... it would be a troll if the guy pulls the Clam so he would have to do it again .... The clams will ad to this aquarium a marine theme.For sure if there where african cichlids;green spotted puffers or red sliders ;the clam doesn't live so much..

BioKIDS - Kids' Inquiry of Diverse Species, Dreissena polymorpha ...


What kind of habitat do they need? Zebra mussels live in still or slow-moving freshwater, and attach themselves to any ... Zebra mussels are mature and able to reproduce when they are 8-9 mm long, usually after about one year of growth.

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Freshwater Mussel Lesson Plan


Where do freshwater mussels live? 0 Freshwater mussels live on every continent except Antarctica. 0 North America has the ... How long do they live? - Most live ...

Freshwater Mussels


Around the world, mussels live in a variety of freshwater habitats but are most prevalent in stream and rivers. They vary in ... How do mussels function in the environment? Freshwater ... People have a long history of benefiting from mussels.

Where do they live? - FMCS - Freshwater Mussels


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 ...