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Two Duck River dartersnapper (Epioblasma ahlstedti) photographed at the Alabama Aquatic Biodiversity Center in Marion, AL.

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Three endangered coosa mocassinshell (Medionidus parvulus) photographed at the Alabama Aquatic Biodiversity Center in Marion, AL.

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A critically endangered Louisiana pearlshell (Margaritifera hembeli) photographed at the Alabama Aquatic Biodiversity Center in Marion, AL.

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A group of critically endangered Louisiana pearlshell (Margaritifera hembeli) photographed at the Alabama Aquatic Biodiversity Center in Marion, AL.

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A Cumberland mocassinshell (Medionidus conradicus) photographed at the Alabama Aquatic Biodiversity Center in Marion, AL.

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A southern elktoe (Alasmidonta triangulata) photographed at the Alabama Aquatic Biodiversity Center in Marion, AL.

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A round hickorynut (Obovaria unicolor) photographed at the Alabama Aquatic Biodiversity Center in Marion, AL.

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A coldwater elima (Elimia modesta) photographed at the Alabama Aquatic Biodiversity Center in Marion, AL.

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A spindle elima (Elimia capillaris) photographed at the Alabama Aquatic Biodiversity Center in Marion, AL. This species is listed as vulnerable by IUCN.

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A coldwater elima (Elimia modesta) photographed at the Alabama Aquatic Biodiversity Center in Marion, AL.

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A spindle elima (Elimia capillaris) photographed at the Alabama Aquatic Biodiversity Center in Marion, AL. This species is listed as vulnerable by IUCN.

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A critically endangered teardrop elimia (Elimia lachryma) photographed at the Alabama Aquatic Biodiversity Center in Marion, AL.
As of 2000, the species was considered extinct by the IUCN. It was rediscovered in the wild in 2005, but is still considered critically imperiled

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A regal sea fan (Lophogorgia hebes) at Gulf Specimen Aquarium in Panacea, FL.

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A regal sea fan (Lophogorgia hebes) at Gulf Specimen Aquarium in Panacea, FL.

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A regal sea fan (Lophogorgia hebes) at Gulf Specimen Aquarium in Panacea, FL.

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A Florida applesnail (Pomacea paludosa) at Gulf Specimen Aquarium in Panacea, FL. This species is in decline due to being out-competed by introduced, invasive snails from other countries.

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A Florida applesnail (Pomacea paludosa) at Gulf Specimen Aquarium in Panacea, FL. This species is in decline due to being out-competed by introduced, invasive snails from other countries.

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Several eggs of the Florida applesnail (Pomacea paludosa) at Gulf Specimen Aquarium in Panacea, FL. This species is in decline due to being out-competed by introduced, invasive snails from other countries.

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Several eggs of the Florida applesnail (Pomacea paludosa) at Gulf Specimen Aquarium in Panacea, FL. This species is in decline due to being out-competed by introduced, invasive snails from other countries.

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A predaceous diving beetle (Cybister fimbriolatus) at Gulf Specimen Aquarium in Panacea, FL.

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A predaceous diving beetle (Cybister fimbriolatus) at Gulf Specimen Aquarium in Panacea, FL.

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A predaceous diving beetle (Cybister fimbriolatus) at Gulf Specimen Aquarium in Panacea, FL.

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A scrawled filefish (Aluterus scriptus) at Gulf Specimen Aquarium in Panacea, FL.

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A scrawled filefish (Aluterus scriptus) at Gulf Specimen Aquarium in Panacea, FL.

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A grass porgy (Calamus arctifrons) at Gulf Specimen Aquarium in Panacea, FL.

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A grass porgy (Calamus arctifrons) at Gulf Specimen Aquarium in Panacea, FL.

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A spottail pinfish (Diplodus holbrookii) at Gulf Specimen Aquarium in Panacea, FL.

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A spottail pinfish (Diplodus holbrookii) at Gulf Specimen Aquarium in Panacea, FL.

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A smooth butterfly ray (Gymnura micrura) at Gulf Specimen Aquarium in Panacea, FL.

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A smooth butterfly ray (Gymnura micrura) at Gulf Specimen Aquarium in Panacea, FL.

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A banded killifish (Fundulus cingulatus) at Joe Budd Wildlife Management Area near Quincy, FL.

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A banded killifish (Fundulus cingulatus) at Joe Budd Wildlife Management Area near Quincy, FL.

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A Pacific walrus (Odobenus rosmarus divergens) named ‘Dozer’ at SeaWorld in San Diego.

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Orange spot mantis shrimp (Gonodactylaceus ternatensis) from a private collection.

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Orange spot mantis shrimp (Gonodactylaceus ternatensis) from a private collection.

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Predaceous diving beetle (Neoclypeodytes cinctellus) found in Devils Hole, Nevada, This species negatively affects the Devils hole pupfish (Cyprinodon diabolis) by eating its eggs.

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