Table Bc03: Species of mussels found dead or alive in the Wyaconda River

Species of mussels found dead or alive in the Wyaconda River watershed during 1991. (From Buchanan 1992)
Common Name Scientific Name Number of Live Collected
Giant Floater Pyganodon grandis 3
White Heelsplitter Lasmigona complanata 20
Pistolgrip Tritogonia verrucosa 7
Mapleleaf Quadrula quadrula 15
Wartyback Quadrula nodulata 1
Threeridge Amblema plicata 1
Threehorn Wartyback Obliquaria reflexa 2
Fragile Papershell Leptodea fragilis 8
Pink Heelsplitter Potamilus alatus 10
Pink Papershell Potamilus ohiensis 1
Lilliput Toxolasma parvus 2
Yellow Sandshell Lampsilis teres 2
Pimpleback Quadrula pustulosa 0
Wabash Pigtoe Fusconaia flava 0
Deertoe Truncilla truncate 0
Pondmussel Ligumia subrostrata 0
Truncilla donaciformis 0
Ligumia recta 0
Lampsilis radiate 0
Lampsilis ventricosa 0
Strophitus undulates 0
Key Messages: 
Conservation pays by enriching our economy and quality of life.