Latest Dwarf wedgemussel Stories
Scientists working with the Partnership for the Delaware Estuary and The Academy of Natural Sciences have made an important discovery in the Delaware River between Chester, Pennsylvania, and Trenton, New Jersey: beds of freshwater mussels.
The Dwarf wedge mussel, Alasmidonta Heterodon, is an endangered species of freshwater mussel, an aquatic bivalve mollusk belonging to the family Unionidae, the river mussels. This species is rare, found solely in North America’s Atlantic coast streams and rivers of a variety of sizes and moderate current. Its current range extends from Maryland to North Carolina. It is federally listed as endangered, and state listed as endangered, in Connecticut, Maryland, Massachusetts, New...
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