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INV004-00144

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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INV004-00143

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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INV004-00141

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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INV004-00140

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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INV004-00139

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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INV004-00131

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

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INV004-00130

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

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INV004-00129

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

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INV004-00114

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

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INV004-00113

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

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INV006-00074

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

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INV006-00073

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

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INV006-00072

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

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INV006-00071

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

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INV006-00068

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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INV006-00067

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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INV006-00065

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

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INV006-00064

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

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INV006-00063

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

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INV006-00061

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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INV006-00059

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

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INV006-00058

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

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INV006-00057

A southern fatmucket (Lampsilis straminea) at the Alabama Aquatic Biodiversity Center in Marion, Alabama.

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INV006-00056

A southern fatmucket (Lampsilis straminea) at the Alabama Aquatic Biodiversity Center in Marion, Alabama.

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INV006-00051

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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INV006-00050

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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INV006-00042

A group of critically endangered Cumberland beans (Venustaconcha trabalis) at the Alabama Aquatic Biodiversity Center in Marion, Alabama.

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INV006-00041

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

This species is listed as Near Threatened on the IUCN Red List and is petitioned for listing as part of the Endangered Species Act.

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INV006-00040

A group of juvenile, critically endangered, pale lilliput mussels (Toxolasma cylindrellus) at the Alabama Aquatic Biodiversity Center in Marion, Alabama.

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INV006-00039

A group of juvenile, critically endangered, pale lilliput mussels (Toxolasma cylindrellus) at the Alabama Aquatic Biodiversity Center in Marion, Alabama.

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ANI041-00045

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

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ANI041-00186

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

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ANI041-00187

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

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ANI041-00184

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

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ANI041-00185

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

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ANI041-00090

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

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