freshwater mussel

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Noun1.freshwater mussel - bivalve mollusk abundant in rivers of central United Statesfreshwater mussel - bivalve mollusk abundant in rivers of central United States
mussel - marine or freshwater bivalve mollusk that lives attached to rocks etc.
pearly-shelled mussel - the pearly lining of the dark shells is a source of mother-of-pearl
thin-shelled mussel - mussel with thin fragile shells having only rudimentary hinge teeth
Dreissena polymorpha, zebra mussel - inch long mollusk imported accidentally from Europe; clogs utility inlet pipes and feeds on edible freshwater mussels
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KEY WORDS: freshwater mussel, zebra mussel Dreissena polymorpha, digestion, enzyme, Amhlema plicata, Lampsilis cardium
Carter s freshwater mussel has been added to the list.
Johns River runner, Phil Woodham of Titusville, likes fishing deep enough to catch an occasional freshwater mussel.
He observed well-stratified layers of freshwater mussel shells and fish, ash and charred remains including larger animal bones and fragments of worked bone and other artefacts (stone, amber and pottery).
Complex hydraulic and substrate variables limit freshwater mussel species richness and abundance.
North America boasts the most diverse assemblage of freshwater mussel species in the world.
Their topics include zooarchaeological evidence for sandhill crane (Grus canadensis) breeding in northwestern Washington State; archaeological freshwater mussel remains and their use in the conservation of an imperiled fauna; the overkill hypothesis and conservation biology; paleozoological stable isotope data for modern management of historically extirpated Missouri black bears; and the past, present, and future of small terrestrial mammals in human diets.
The Bankclimber Plectomerus dombeyanus (Valenciennes, 1827) is a freshwater mussel (Mollusca: Unionidae) that typically has a thick, rhomboidal shaped, moderately inflated shell and obtains lengths up to 150-mm (Parmalee and Bogan, 1998; Williams et al.
A synthesis and review of the expanding range of the Asian freshwater mussel Anodonta woodiana (Bivalvia: Unionidae).
Patrick was asked by students about zebra mussels, an invasive freshwater mussel that clogs pipes.
Appendix 1--Nebraska Freshwater Mussel Distributions.
VViinnccee TThhuurrkkeettttllee "I've been digging for 40 years in the whole river system and I've never seen a freshwater mussel yet," he said.