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The freshwater mussels (Bivalvia:Unionidae) of the Fox River Basin, Illinois and Wisconsin

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Published by Illinois Natural History Survey in Champaign .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Freshwater mussels -- Fox River Watershed (Wis. and Ill.)

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRobert W. Schanzle ... [et al.].
    SeriesIllinois Natural History Survey biological notes -- 141
    ContributionsSchanzle, Robert W.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQL430.7.U6 F74 2004
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiv, 35 p. :
    Number of Pages35
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23420388M
    OCLC/WorldCa57566690

    These Mussels grow well in farm dams and breed readily, a. minimum of mussels are required to establish. a population in a normal farm dam or. ornamental pond. Freshwater Mussels are biological filters, they filter large volumes of water to extract their food, removing nutrients, algae, bacteria and organic detritus from the water. Get this from a library! Freshwater mussels of Florida. [James D Williams; Florida. Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission,] -- Freshwater Mussels of Florida is an exhaustive guide to the ecology, biology, distribution, and conservation of the many species of bivalve mollusks in the Sunshine State. In the past three decades.

    Freshwater mussels of the family Unionidae, also known as naiads, have inhabited fresh waters around the world for the last million years. Here in Texas, the presence of these unique mollusks ensures our water quality, helps support the worldwide pearl industry, and, in a quirk of history, influenced the founding of San Angelo. Yet their continued survival is by no means certain, due to 3/5(1). Get this from a library! The freshwater mussels of Ohio. [G Thomas Watters; Michael A Hoggarth; David H Stansbery] -- In the early nineteenth century, a naturalist named Rafinesque stood on the banks of the Ohio River and began to describe the freshwater mussels he .

    The freshwater pearl mussel (Margaritifera margaritifera) is an endangered species of freshwater mussel, an aquatic bivalve mollusc in the family Margaritiferidae.. Although the name "freshwater pearl mussel" is often used for this species, other freshwater mussel species can also create pearls and some can also be used as a source of mother of cultured pearls today come from Family: Margaritiferidae. Ordinarily, Big Darby cradles 44 of Ohio’s 60 or so species of freshwater mussels. But in October , Sasson, then a biologist at the Nature Conservancy, was one of the first people to notice.


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mussel fauna. The Mobile River Basin, which drains portions of Tennessee, Georgia, and Mississippi waterways, also contains diverse mussel by: An exhaustive guide to all aspects of the freshwater mussel fauna in Florida, Freshwater Mussels of Florida covers the ecology, biology, distribution, and conservation of the many species of bivalve mollusks in the Sunshine State.

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About the Book. Pearly mussels (Unionoidea) live in lakes, rivers, and streams around the world. These bivalves play important roles in freshwater ecosystems and were once both culturally and economically valuable as sources of food, pearls, and mother-of-pearl.

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