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Two mahogany date mussels (Lithophaga bisulcata) at Gulf Specimen Marine Lab and Aquarium.

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A hooked mussel (Ischadium recurvum) at Gulf Specimen Marine Lab and Aquarium.

One has an ivory barnacle (Balanus eburneus) riding on top of the shell.

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Two hooked mussels (Ischadium recurvum) at Gulf Specimen Marine Lab and Aquarium.

One has an ivory barnacle (Balanus eburneus) riding on top of the shell.

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A sunray venus clam (Macrocallista nimbosa) at Gulf Specimen Marine Lab and Aquarium.

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A sunray venus clam (Macrocallista nimbosa) at Gulf Specimen Marine Lab and Aquarium.

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A group of cross barred venus clams (Chione cancellata) at Gulf Specimen Marine Lab and Aquarium.

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A group of cross barred venus clams (Chione cancellata) at Gulf Specimen Marine Lab and Aquarium.

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A blood clam (Noetia ponderosa) at Gulf Specimen Marine Lab and Aquarium.

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A blood clam (Noetia ponderosa) at Gulf Specimen Marine Lab and Aquarium.

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A school of fairy shrimp (Streptocephalus sealii) at the Alabama Aquatic Biodiversity Center near Marion, Alabama.

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A school of fairy shrimp (Streptocephalus sealii) at the Alabama Aquatic Biodiversity Center near Marion, Alabama.

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Several Fiji devil damselfish (Chrysiptera taupou) at Shark Reef Aquarium at Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas, NV.

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A golden riffleshell (Epioblasma aureola) photographed at the Aquatic Wildlife Conservation Center.

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A golden riffleshell (Epioblasma aureola) photographed at the Aquatic Wildlife Conservation Center with a byssal thread which helps them attach to rocks so they don’t get washed away during floods.

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Two endangered golden riffleshell (Epioblasma aureola) at the Aquatic Wildlife Conservation Center in Marion, Virginia.

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An endangered golden riffleshell (Epioblasma aureola) at the Aquatic Wildlife Conservation Center in Marion, Virginia.

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Two endangered golden riffleshell (Epioblasma aureola) at the Aquatic Wildlife Conservation Center in Marion, Virginia.

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Two endangered golden riffleshell (Epioblasma aureola) at the Aquatic Wildlife Conservation Center in Marion, Virginia.

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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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