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Pink mucket - 9-month old compared to a mature mussel.

Pink Mucket (Lampsilis orbiculata (=l. abrupta))

Status: Endangered


Pink Mucket


Status: Endangered, listed June 14, 1976


Habitat: The lower Mississippi and Ohio Rivers and their larger tributaries


Lead Region: 4


Region 3 Lead Office:  Columbia, Missouri Field Office


Range: Alabama, Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana Missouri, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia

Life History, Ecology and Regulatory Information

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Missouri Department of Conservation


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Lower Osage River Protection and Enhancement Plan


Propagation and Augmentation in the Lower Osage River


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Last updated: October 10, 2018