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Document Title:

Contaminant Sensitivity of Freshwater Mussels : Risk assessment of water quality in three North Carolina streams supporting federally-endangered freshwater mussels.

AUTHOR(S):
Cynthia M. Kane Sara E. Ward


VOLUME:
26
ISSUE:
10
PAGES:
2075 - 2085

PUBLICATION DATE: October 2007

ABSTRACT:
Water quality data were collected from three drainages supporting the endangered Carolina heelsplitter (Lasmigona decorata) and dwarf wedgemussel (Alasmidonta heterodon) to determine the potential for impaired water quality to limit the recovery of these freshwater mussels in North Carolina, USA.

PUBLICATION:
Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry

PUBLISHED BY:
SETAC - Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry

DOCUMENT LINK:
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1897/06-561R.1/full, 114 KB

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ADDITIONAL LINKS:

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service - Raliegh, North Carolina, Ecological Services Field Office

Last updated: February 13, 2013