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The empty shell of a deertoe mussel (Truncilla truncata) at Missouri State University.

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The rayed bean mussel (Villosa fabalis) a federally endangered species at the freshwater mussel lab at the Columbus Zoo.

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The rayed bean mussel (Villosa fabalis), a federally endangered species at the freshwater mussel lab at the Columbus Zoo.

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Pacific blue mussel (mytilus trossulus) at the Alaska SeaLife Center.

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Pacific blue mussel (mytilus trossulus) at the Alaska SeaLife Center.

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A Florida sandshell (Lampsilis floridensis) collected from the Ochlockonee River near Tallahassee, Florida.

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An iridescent lilliput (Toxolasma paulum) collected from the Ochlockonee River near Tallahassee, Florida.

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A southern fatmucket (Lampsilis straminea) collected from the Ochlockonee River near Tallahassee, Florida.

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An endangered (IUCN), federally threatened chipola slabshell (Elliptio chipolaensis) collected from the Chipola River near Wewahitchka, Florida.

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An iridescent lilliput (Toxolasma paulum) collected from the Ochlockonee River near Tallahassee, Florida.

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A southern fatmucket (Lampsilis straminea) collected from the Ochlockonee River near Tallahassee, Florida.

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An endangered (IUCN), federally threatened chipola slabshell (Elliptio chipolaensis) collected from the Chipola River near Wewahitchka, Florida.

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A near threatened southern lance (Elliptio ahenea) collected from the Suwannee River in Florida.

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Southern fatmuckets (Lampsilis straminea) collected from the Ochlockonee River near Tallahassee, Florida.

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Downy rainbows (Villosa villosa) collected from the Chipola River near Wewahitchka, Florida.

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A near threatened southern lance (Elliptio ahenea) collected from the Suwannee River in Florida.

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Southern fatmuckets (Lampsilis straminea) collected from the Ochlockonee River near Tallahassee, Florida.

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A downy rainbow (Villosa villosa) collected from the Chipola River near Wewahitchka, Florida.

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An elephantear mussel (Elliptio crassidens) collected from the Dry Creek, a Chipola River drainage near Marianna, Florida.

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A washboard mussel (Megalonaias nervosa) collected from the Ochlockonee River near Tallahassee, Florida.

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Critically endangered (IUCN), federally endangered fat threeridges (Amblema neislerii) collected from the Chipola River near Wewahitchka, Florida.

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An elephantear mussel (Elliptio crassidens) collected from the Dry Creek, a Chipola River drainage near Marianna, Florida.

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A washboard mussel (Megalonaias nervosa) collected from the Ochlockonee River near Tallahassee, Florida.

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A critically endangered (IUCN), federally endangered fat threeridge (Amblema neislerii) collected from the Chipola River near Wewahitchka, Florida.

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Little spectaclecases (Villosa lienosa) collected from the Ochlockonee River near Tallahassee, Florida.

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Shells of a vulnerable (IUCN) and federally threatened purple bankclimber (Elliptoideus sloatianus) collected from the Apalachicola River near Chattahoochee, Florida.

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Critically endangered (IUCN), federally endangered fat threeridges (Amblema neislerii) collected from the Chipola River near Wewahitchka, Florida.

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A little spectaclecase (Villosa lienosa) collected from the Ochlockonee River near Tallahassee, Florida.

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A vulnerable (IUCN) and federally threatened purple bankclimber (Elliptoideus sloatianus) collected from the Apalachicola River near Chattahoochee, Florida.

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A critically endangered suwannee moccasinshell (Medionidus walkeri) collected from the Suwannee River in Florida. This species was thought to be extinct in the 1990s but a few were rediscovered in 2012. The species is now a candidate for federal listing.

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A critically endangered recovery pearly mussel (Elliptio nigella) collected from the Flint River near Newton, Georgia.

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A vulnerable (IUCN) and federally threatened purple bankclimber (Elliptoideus sloatianus) collected from the Apalachicola River near Chattahoochee, Florida.

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A critically endangered suwannee moccasinshell (Medionidus walkeri) collected from the Suwannee River in Florida. This species was thought to be extinct in the 1990s but a few were rediscovered in 2012. The species is now a candidate for federal listing.

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A critically endangered recovery pearly mussel (Elliptio nigella) collected from the Flint River near Newton, Georgia.

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A sculptured pigtoe (Quadrula infucata) collected from the Ochlockonee River near Tallahassee, Florida.

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A suwannee pigtoe (Quadrula kleiniana) collected from the Suwannee River in Florida.

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