A closeup view of a fanshell mussel found in the Ohio River near Williamstown, WV. On June 21, 1990 the fanshell was designated as endangered throughout its entire range in Alabama, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio, Tennessee, Virginia, and West...
Close up view of a birdwing pearly mussel. For more information go to http://fwie.fw.vt.edu/WWW/esis/lists/e404017.htm
The species is endangered wherever found
including the States of Alabama, Tennessee and Virginia.
Elk River, in West Virginia, provides habitat for the endangered species clubshell mussel. For more information about threatened and endangered mussels visit http://www.fws.gov/midwest/endangered/clams/mussels.html
Lesage Island in the Ohio River provides habitat for the endangered pink mucket pearlymussel.
For more information about threatened and endangered mussels visit http://www.fws.gov/midwest/endangered/clams/mussels.html