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A male mountain creekshell, Villosa vanuxemensis) photographed at the Aquatic Wildlife Conservation Center This animal was collected from the Clinch River, VA.

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A fluted shell (Lasmigona costata) photographed at the Aquatic Wildlife Conservation Center. This animal was collected from the Clinch River, TN.

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A fluted shell (Lasmigona costata) photographed at the Aquatic Wildlife Conservation Center. This animal was collected from the Clinch River, TN.

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Two rough rabbitsfoot (Theliderma cylindrica strigillata and Theliderma cylindrica cylindrica) photographed at the Aquatic Wildlife Conservation Center. Theliderma cylindrica cylindrica is the larger of the two specimens, and has larger ridges on shell.

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Two rough rabbitsfoot (Theliderma cylindrica strigillata and Theliderma cylindrica cylindrica) photographed at the Aquatic Wildlife Conservation Center. Theliderma cylindrica cylindrica is the larger of the two specimens, and has larger ridges on shell.

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INV004-00218

An endangered Cumberland monkeyface (Theliderma intermedia) on the right photographed at the Aquatic Wildlife Conservation Center. This animal was collected in the Duck River, TN.
A critically endangered Appalachian monkeyface (Theliderma sparsa) on the left photographed at the Aquatic Wildlife Conservation Center. This animal was collected from the Powell River, TN.

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An endangered Cumberland monkeyface (Theliderma intermedia) on the right photographed at the Aquatic Wildlife Conservation Center. This animal was collected in the Duck River, TN.
A critically endangered Appalachian monkeyface (Theliderma sparsa) on the left photographed at the Aquatic Wildlife Conservation Center. This animal was collected from the Powell River, TN.

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INV004-00216

A pocketbook (Lampsilis ovata) photographed at the Aquatic Wildlife Conservation Center. This animal was collected from the Clinch River, VA.

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A pocketbook (Lampsilis ovata) photographed at the Aquatic Wildlife Conservation Center. This animal was collected from the Clinch River, VA.

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An endangered Cumberland monkeyface (Theliderma intermedia) photographed at the Aquatic Wildlife Conservation Center. This animal was collected in the Duck River of TN.

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An endangered Cumberland monkeyface (Theliderma intermedia) photographed at the Aquatic Wildlife Conservation Center. This animal was collected in the Duck River of TN.

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INV004-00212

Two Tennessee heelsplitters (Lasmigona holstonia) photographed at the Aquatic Wildlife Conservation Center. These animals were collected from Plum Creek on the Clinch River, VA.

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A pistolgrip (Tritogonia verrucosa) photographed at the Aquatic Wildlife Conservation Center. This animal was collected from the New River, VA.

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A pistolgrip (Tritogonia verrucosa) photographed at the Aquatic Wildlife Conservation Center. This animal was collected from the New River, VA.

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INV004-00209

A green floater (Lasmigona subviridis) photographed at the Aquatic Wildlife Conservation Center. This animal was collected from the New River in North Carolina.

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A green floater (Lasmigona subviridis) photographed at the Aquatic Wildlife Conservation Center. This animal was collected from the New River in North Carolina.

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INV004-00207

An endangered fluted kidneyshell (Ptychobranchus subtentus) photographed at the Aquatic Wildlife Conservation Center. This animal was collected from the Clinch River, VA.

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An endangered fluted kidneyshell (Ptychobranchus subtentus) photographed at the Aquatic Wildlife Conservation Center. This animal was collected from the Clinch River, VA.

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INV004-00205

A pheasantshell (Actinonaias pecterosa) photographed at the Aquatic Wildlife Conservation Center. This animal was collected from the Clinch River, VA.

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A pheasantshell (Actinonaias pecterosa) photographed at the Aquatic Wildlife Conservation Center. This animal was collected from the Clinch River, VA.

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Two black sandshell (Ligumia recta) photographed at the Aquatic Wildlife Conservation Center. These animals were collected from the Clinch River, VA.

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Two black sandshell (Ligumia recta) photographed at the Aquatic Wildlife Conservation Center. These animals were collected from the Clinch River, VA.

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A Tennessee pigtoe (Pleuronaia barnesiana) photographed at the Aquatic Wildlife Conservation Center. This animal was collected from the Clinch River, VA.

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A Tennessee pigtoe (Pleuronaia barnesiana) photographed at the Aquatic Wildlife Conservation Center. This animal was collected from the Clinch River, VA.

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Two critically endangered birdwing pearlymussels (Lemiox rimosus) photographed at the Aquatic Wildlife Conservation Center. These animals were collected from the Clinch River, VA.

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Two critically endangered birdwing pearlymussels (Lemiox rimosus) photographed at the Aquatic Wildlife Conservation Center. These animals were collected from the Clinch River, VA.

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Two endangered oyster mussels (Epioblasma capsaeformis) photographed at the Aquatic Wildlife Conservation Center. These animals were collected from the Clinch River, VA.

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A endangered oyster mussel (Epioblasma capsaeformis) photographed at the Aquatic Wildlife Conservation Center. These animals were collected from the Clinch River, VA.

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Two endangered oyster mussels (Epioblasma capsaeformis) photographed at the Aquatic Wildlife Conservation Center. These animals were collected from the Clinch River, VA.

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Two critically endangered Cumberlandian combshells (Epioblasma brevidens) photographed at the Aquatic Wildlife Conservation Center. These animals were collected from the Clinch River, VA.

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Two critically endangered Cumberlandian combshells (Epioblasma brevidens) photographed at the Aquatic Wildlife Conservation Center. These animals were collected from the Clinch River, VA.

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A female wavy-rayed lampmussel (Lampsilis fasciola) photographed at the Aquatic Wildlife Conservation Center. Shown here displaying her mantle lure, which mimics a darter. The fake fish is wiggled in the current in order to get a fish to strike at it, which will release glochidia (their microscopic babies) into the fish’s gills, allowing the mussel to move its kind upstream.

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A birdwing pearly mussel (Lemiox rimosus) photographed at the Aquatic Wildlife Conservation Center. Shown here displaying her mantle lure, which mimics a snail. The fake fish is wiggled in the current in order to get a fish to strike at it, which will release glochidia (their microscopic babies) into the fish’s gills, allowing the mussel to move its kind upstream.

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INV004-00190

An endangered spiny river snail (Io fuluviaris) at the Aquatic Wildlife Conservation Center in Marion, Virginia. This species was collected in the Clinch River, VA. This is the largest native snail in the U.S.

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An endangered spiny river snail (Io fuluviaris) at the Aquatic Wildlife Conservation Center in Marion, Virginia. This species was collected in the Clinch River, VA. This is the largest native snail in the U.S.

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A white sucker (Catostomus commersonii) at the Aquatic Wildlife Conservation Center in Marion, Virginia.

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