freshwater mussel

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Synonyms for freshwater mussel

bivalve mollusk abundant in rivers of central United States

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ZOOLOGY 832, 837 (1983) (finding increased frequency of clams in slow moving, shallow water, and coarse substrate); David Strayer, The Effects of Surface Geology and Stream Size on Freshwater Mussel (Bivalvia, Unionidae) Distribution in Southeastern Michigan, U.
Historically, freshwater mussels were hunted for their much soughtafter pearls.
Distribution, age structure, and movements of the freshwater mussel Elliptio complanata (Mollusca: Unionidae) in a headwater stream.
Persistence of DNA damage in the freshwater mussel Unio pictorum upon exposure to ethyl methanesulphonate and hydrogen peroxide.
Freshwater mussel abundance predicts biodiversity in UK lowland rivers.
Over the years, the golden riffleshell and a number of other freshwater mussel species found in the Clinch River watershed have dwindled to precariously low numbers, and locating individuals has become highly problematic.
Freshwater mussel (Family: Unionidae) data collection in the middle and lower Brazos River.
We sampled 12 sites centered around three lowhead dams (Aqua Illinois, Ellsworth Park, and Danville) to assess effects of lowhead dams on the freshwater mussel fauna (Figure 1).
The freshwater mussel Margaritifera margaritifera (L.
Their topics include zooarchaeological evidence for sandhill crane (Grus canadensis) breeding in northwestern Washington State; archaeological freshwater mussel remains and their use in the conservation of an imperiled fauna; the overkill hypothesis and conservation biology; paleozoological stable isotope data for modern management of historically extirpated Missouri black bears; and the past, present, and future of small terrestrial mammals in human diets.
This approach provided insight to the relative freshwater mussel populations among the sampled streams and overall the mussel population characteristics of the collective USDAFS properties.
We've used GIS, available locality data, and estimates of historical and contemporary Margaritifera falcata (Gould, 1850) distributions to demonstrate the decline of this wide-ranging freshwater mussel in Idaho.
Appendix 1--Nebraska Freshwater Mussel Distributions.