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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

Fact Sheet

 

Species Profile

 

 

State Fact Sheets

Missouri Department of Conservation

 

Illinois Natural History Survey

 

Recovery

Lower Osage River Protection and Enhancement Plan

 

Propagation and Augmentation in the Lower Osage River

 


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Last updated: October 10, 2018