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  • A brown and black mussel with striations.
    Sheepnose mussel. Photo by Kristen Lundh, USFWS.

    Service proposes Endangered Species Act protection for two freshwater mussels

    January 19, 2011 | 2 minute read

    The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has proposed Endangered Species Act protection for the sheepnose and the spectaclecase, two freshwater mussels found in river systems in the eastern half of the United States. Sheepnose are currently found in Alabama, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia, and Wisconsin. The sheepnose occurs in 24 streams, down from 77, a 69 percent decline. Very few of these populations are known to be reproducing.  Read the full story...

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    Information icon Library at South Carolina Ecological Services Field Office. Photo by Jennifer Koches, USFWS.

    Fish Technology Center Publications

    2019 Ksepka, S.P., J.M Rash, N.V. Whelan, S.A. Bullard. (2019) A new species of Myxobolus (Myxozoa: Bivalvulida) infecting the medulla oblongata and nerve cord of brook trout Salvelinus fontinalis in southern Appalachia (New River, North Carolina, USA). Parasitology Research. 118: 3241-3252. DOI: 10.1007⁄200436-019-06472-x Whelan, N.V., M.P. Galaska, B.N. Sipley, J.M. Weber, P. D. Johnson, K.M. Halanych, B.S. Helms. (2019) Riverscape genetic variation, migration patterns, and morphological variation of the threatened round rocksnail, Leptoxis ampla.  Learn more...

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