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A southern mapleleaf mussel (Quadrula apiculata) at the Missouri State University Mussel Lab.

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A southern mapleleaf mussel (Quadrula apiculata) at the Missouri State University Mussel Lab.

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A mapleleaf mussel (Quadrula quadrula) photographed at the North Platte Fish Hatchery, owned/operated by Nebraska Game and Parks.

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A mapleleaf mussel (Quadrula quadrula.) photographed at the North Platte Fish Hatchery, owned/operated by Nebraska Game and Parks.

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A male fatmucket mussel (Lampsilis siliquoidea) photographed at the North Platte Fish Hatchery, owned/operated by Nebraska Game and Parks.

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A female fatmucket mussel (Lampsilis siliquoidea) photographed at the North Platte Fish Hatchery, owned/operated by Nebraska Game and Parks.

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A female (left) and male (right) fatmucket mussel (Lampsilis siliquoidea) photographed at the North Platte Fish Hatchery, owned/operated by Nebraska Game and Parks.

These specimens were collected from Farlington State Fish Hatchery in Kansas.

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A pair of cylindrical papershell mussel (Anodontoides ferussacianus) photographed at the North Platte Fish Hatchery, owned/operated by Nebraska Game and Parks.

These specimens were collected in the Taylor canal near Taylor, Nebraska.

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A white heelsplitter (Lasmigona complanata) photographed at the North Platte Fish Hatchery, owned/operated by Nebraska Game and Parks.

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A pair of plain pocketbook mussel (Lampsilis cardium) photographed at the North Platte Fish Hatchery, owned/operated by Nebraska Game and Parks.

This darker specimen was collected near Genoa, Wisconsin. This is part of the Mississippi River drainage.

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A pair of plain pocketbook mussel (Lampsilis cardium) photographed at the North Platte Fish Hatchery, owned/operated by Nebraska Game and Parks.

This darker specimen was collected near Genoa, Wisconsin. This is part of the Mississippi River drainage.

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A group of cylindrical papershell mussel (Anodontoides ferussacianus) photographed at the North Platte Fish Hatchery, owned/operated by Nebraska Game and Parks.

These specimens were collected in the Taylor canal near Taylor, Nebraska.

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A plain pocketbook mussel (Lampsilis cardium) photographed at the North Platte Fish Hatchery, owned/operated by Nebraska Game and Parks.

This darker specimen was collected near Genoa, Wisconsin. This is part of the Mississippi River drainage.

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A white heelsplitter (Lasmigona complanata) photographed at the North Platte Fish Hatchery, owned/operated by Nebraska Game and Parks.

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A shell of a dead winged mapleleaf mussel (Quadrula fragosa). This is one of 44 species of freshwater mussels still found in the upper Mississippi River near Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin. This species is listed as Critically Endangered by the IUCN.

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A shiny pigtoe (Fusconaia cor) from the Clinch River near Sneedville, Tennessee. This mussel is listed as Critically Endangered by the IUCN.

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A cracking pearly mussel (Hemistena lata) from the Clinch River near Sneedville, Tennessee. This species is listed as Critically Endangered by the IUCN.

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A rough pigtoe (Pleurobema plenum) from the Clinch River near Sneedville, Tennessee. This species is listed as Critically Endangered by the IUCN.

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A rough rabbitsfoot mussel (Quadrula cylindrica strigilatta) collected from the Clinch River near Sneedville, Tennessee. This species is federally listed as Endangered by the USFWS.

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A black sandshell mussel (Lugimia recta) from the upper Mississippi River near Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin.

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A sheepnose mussel (Plethobasus cyphyus) from the Clinch River near Sneedville, Tennessee.

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A female wavy-rayed lampmussel (Lampsilis fasciola) at the Aquatic Wildlife Conservation Center in Marion, Virginia.

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A fatmucket (Lampsilis siliquoidea) at the Center for Aquatic Mollusk Programs in Lake City, Minnesota.

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A fatmucket (Lampsilis siliquoidea) at the Center for Aquatic Mollusk Programs in Lake City, Minnesota.

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An Alabama spike (Elliptio arca) at the Alabama Aquatic Biodiversity Center in Marion, Alabama.

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An Alabama spike (Elliptio arca) at the Alabama Aquatic Biodiversity Center in Marion, Alabama.

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A southern pocketbook (Lampsilis ornata) at the Alabama Aquatic Biodiversity Center in Marion, Alabama.

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A southern pocketbook (Lampsilis ornata) at the Alabama Aquatic Biodiversity Center in Marion, Alabama.

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An Alabama creekmussel, (Pseudodontoideus connasaugaensis) at the Alabama Aquatic Biodiversity Center in Marion, Alabama.

This species is listed as Near Threatened on the IUCN Red List.

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An Alabama creekmussel, (Pseudodontoideus connasaugaensis) at the Alabama Aquatic Biodiversity Center in Marion, Alabama.

This species is listed as Near Threatened on the IUCN Red List.

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A critically endangered Alabama lampmussel (Lampsilis virescens) at the Alabama Aquatic Biodiversity Center in Marion, Alabama.

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A critically endangered Alabama lampmussel (Lampsilis virescens) at the Alabama Aquatic Biodiversity Center in Marion, Alabama.

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An endangered southern elktoe (Alasmidonta triangulata) at the Alabama Aquatic Biodiversity Center in Marion, Alabama.

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

This species is listed as Near Threatened on the IUCN Red List.

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A Alabama orb (Cyclonaias asperata) at the Alabama Aquatic Biodiversity Center in Marion, Alabama.

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A Alabama orb (Cyclonaias asperata) at the Alabama Aquatic Biodiversity Center in Marion, Alabama.

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