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Clubshell (Pleurobema clava)

Status: Endangered

 

The clubshell is a freshwater mussel that was historically present in the Wabash, Ohio, Kanawha, Kentucky, Green, Monogahela, and Alleghany Rivers and their tributaries. Its range covered an area from Michigan south to Alabama, and Illinois east to Pennsylvania.

Clubshell musssels

Photo by USFWS

 

Status: Endangered, listed January 22, 1993

 

Habitat: Found in coarse sand and gravel areas of runs and riffles within streams and small rivers

 

Lead Region: 5

 

Region 3 Lead Office: Ohio Field Office

 

Range: Alabama, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania, West Virginia

 

 

Fact sheet

 

Abstract Adobe PDF Icon by the Michigan Natural Features Inventory

 

Species Profile

 

Environmental Assessment for Clubshell and Northern Riffleshell Augmentation in Illinois (2008)

 

(Sept. 1994) Clubshell and Northern Riffleshell Recovery Plan 67-page PDF Adobe PDF Icon; 5.5MB

 


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Last updated: February 11, 2019