Content tagged with "mussel"

Sheepnose (Outside of Shell)

Photograph of Sheepnose freshwater mussel shell exterior view
Exterior view of Sheepnose, a freshwater mussel. More

Sheepnose Best Management Practices

Manage your Missouri streams to help this endangered species. More

Snuffbox

Snuffbox
Epioblasma triquetra
The snuffbox has been classified as Endangered in Missouri and is a candidate for federal Endangered status. Perhaps it should also be a candidate for a new common name, since the popularity of snuff-taking is long past. More

Snuffbox Best Management Practices

Manage your Missouri streams to help this endangered species. More

Spectaclecase (Spectacle Case)

Spectaclecase
Cumberlandia monodonta
Missouri may have the largest number of spectaclecase mussels left in the world. These elongated shellfish can live for 60 years or more. More

Spike (Ladyfinger)

spike
Elliptio dilatata
Nacre color varies from purple to pink to white. In smaller rivers, the shell is much thinner. More

Table Bc02: Living and Dead Mussel Species Collected within the Gasconade River Watershed

Living and Dead Mussel Species Collected within the Gasconade River Watershed. More

Table Bc02: Mussels Found within the Big River Basin

Mussels found within the Big River Basin. More

Table Bc03: Mussel Species Collected in the Lamine River Basin

Mussel Species Collected in the Lamine River Basin. More

Table Bc04: Mussel Species Collected in the Crooked River Basin

Mussel Species Collected in the Crooked River Basin. More