Content tagged with "mollusk"

Ditch the Invasive Hitchhikers

Camping and boating travelers beware! More

Ebonyshell

Photograph of Ebonyshell freshwater mussel shell exterior view
Fusconaia ebena
At one time the most valuable shell to the commercial button industry, the ebonyshell is now classified as Endangered in Missouri and is a candidate for federal Endangered status. More

Ebonyshell Best Management Practices

Manage your Missouri streams to help this endangered species. More

Elephant-Ear Mussel Best Management Practices

Manage your Missouri streams to help this endangered species.   More

Elephantear (Elephant's Ear)

elephant's ear
Elliptio crassidens
Today found only in the Meramec River, the elephantear has been classified as Endangered in Missouri and is a candidate for federal Endangered status. More

Elktoe

elktoe
Alasmidonta marginata
The elktoe is one of many Missouri mussels with a declining population. More

Ellipse and Bleedingtooth

ellipse
Venustaconcha ellipsiformis and V. pleasii
These small mussels use darters, a type of fish, as hosts for their young. More

Endangered Mollusk Management

Manage your streams, ponds and wetlands to protect Missouri's endangered mollusks. More

Fat Pocketbook Best Management Practices

Manage your Missouri streams to help this endangered species. More

Fatmucket

fatmucket
Lampsilis siliquoidea
The fatmucket was a favorite species harvested for the button industry in the early 1900s. More