Ecological Services
Southwest Region
 

Texas Mussels

The following materials and information are provided to help you understand the Federal listing status of mussels in Texas. Click on the links below to learn more.

Service Determines Five Central Texas Mussel Species Warrant Protection Under the Endangered Species Act - October 6, 2011, News Release (146 KB PDF)

12-month finding for five central Texas mussels - October 6, 2011, Federal Register document (329 KB PDF)

Questions and Answers about the 12-month finding for the 5 central Texas mussels - October 2011 (290 KB PDF)

Fact Sheet with photos on central Texas mussels - October 2011 (484 KB PDF)

90-day finding for Texas mussels - December 15, 2009, Federal Register document (167 KB PDF)

Distribution maps of each of the five central Texas mussels - October 2011 (1.4 MB PDF)

Table of all Texas mussels listed by the State of Texas showing Federal status (120 KB PDF)


For other websites with information about mussels in Texas:

Texas Parks and Wildlife Department's Texas Mussel Watch

Texas Freshwater Mussel Summit - September 27, 2010

Freshwater Mollusk Conservation Society, Freshwater Mussels

 

   
     
Last updated: June 25, 2015