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 ...
Dec 28, 2006 ... Historically, 51 species of freshwater mussels lived in the Upper Mississippi River
System. The following 44 species have been found in mussel ...
And it's not uncommon for Freshwater Clam shells to be covered with small
patches of green algae. A larger type of Freshwater Clam is the Asian Gold Clam.
In Connecticut, six of the 12 native freshwater mussel species are listed as
special ... different types of pollution or environmental disturbance. Such clues.
Today, in many unpolluted streams in WV, the trained observer can usually spot
20 to 30 different kinds of freshwater mussels. Mussels live in a variety of ...
An example of the kind of added information can be seen in the account for the
genus Castalina. If anyone has any comments on how and what type of data to ...
the streams and lakes of Michigan: freshwater mussels. (Unionidae) ... the
unionid mussels and the other freshwater bivalves ... There are two types of lures:
native freshwater mussel species are considered en- dangered, threatened, or
species ... tain types of cancer and that the extraction of cancer- curing drugs from
Freshwater mussels are bivalve mollusks just like oysters, clams, and saltwater
mussels. Unlike saltwater bivalves, freshwater mussels live in our local streams ...
www.lifeinfreshwater.org.uk/Species Pages/Swan mussel.jpg.html
The above is a Swan Mussel (Anodonta cygnea) found in lakes whilst below is
the Pearl Mussel (Margaritifer margaritifer) . The latter is associated with fast ...