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Freshwater mussels of the Tennessee River near Decatur, Alabama

Deborah Wills

Freshwater mussels of the Tennessee River near Decatur, Alabama

by Deborah Wills

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Published by D. Wills in Hartselle, Ala .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Alabama,
  • Decatur Region
    • Subjects:
    • Freshwater mussels -- Alabama -- Decatur Region -- Identification.,
    • Shells -- Alabama -- Decatur Region -- Identification.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Deborah Wills.
      SeriesAlabama mollusks ;, 1
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQL415.A2 W54 1995 vol. 1, QL430.6 W54 1995 vol. 1
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 99 p. :
      Number of Pages99
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL873861M
      LC Control Number95159770

      Partnership for the Delaware Estuary (PDE) and the Pennsylvania Infrastructure Investment Authority (PENNVEST) have signed a multi-million dollar funding agreement for the development and construction of a large-scale freshwater mussel hatchery and research center. This agreement is the culmination of two years of work toward the Mussels for Clean Water Initiative (MuCWI).   Two imperiled freshwater mussels native to Tennessee River basin win federal protection. Updated Mar The plan emcompasses 1, river miles of critical mussel habitat in Alabama, Tennessee.

        The two other groups of freshwater clams are nonnative, invasive species that have caused billions of dollars of damage in public waters. Zebra mussels and Asiatic 2 Alabama Cooperative Extension Systemclams clog water intakes, reduce native mussels, and generally damage ecosystems wherever they become established in high numbers. The mile stretch of the Tennessee River from west Decatur to below Seven-Mile Island in Florence once had the greatest diversity of freshwater mussel species of any place on Earth, according to.

      Clinch River freshwater mussels upstream of Norris Reservoir, Tennessee and Virginia: a quantitative assessment from – Journal of the American Water Resources Association – Map of the Tennessee River watershed. Tennessee, Alabama, Mississippi, Kentucky: Physical characteristics; Source: Confluence of French Broad and Holston rivers at Knoxville - coordinates: 35°57′33″N 83°51′01″W  /.


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Alabama rivers and waterways are home to the largest and most diverse population of freshwater mussel species in the nation, roughly 60% of U.S. mussel fauna. The Mobile River Basin, which drains portions of Tennessee, Georgia, and Mississippi waterways, also contains diverse mussel Cited by: Buy Freshwater mussels of the Tennessee River near Decatur, Alabama (Alabama mollusks) by Wills, Deborah (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low Author: Deborah Wills. Reservoir sediments near the Decatur, Alabama, industrial waterfront were screened for acute (9-day) toxicity to 8-day old freshwater mussels In only two locations, designated as stations. Mollusks -- Bibliography.

Non-Marine (Revised Octo ) This bibliography has been adapted from the book Freshwater Mussels of the Tennessee River near Decatur, Alabama by Deborah Wills (). See also bibliography on Alabama mollusks. A Single copy of the bibliography may be used for research purposes as long as proper credit of its source is given.

Alabama Mollusks Bibliography. Non-Marine Mollusks (Last Revised March 9, ) This bibliography was originally adapted from the book Freshwater Mussels Freshwater mussels of the Tennessee River near Decatur the Tennessee River near Decatur, Alabama by Deborah Wills (), but has been greatly enhanced by the addition of citations from Kevin Cummings (Illinois Natural History Survey) and other personal acquisitions.

Parmalee and Bogan, "The Freshwater Mussels of Tennessee," Unfortunately this decline is continuing at an alarming rate. Many mussel species are now considered endangered or threatened; some have populations limited to only one or two sites.

Forty-two species known from Tennessee are currently on the federal endangered list. A black market mussel ring operated near the Tennessee River Freshwater Pearl Museum and Farm for several years ending in August At that time, after years if surveillance, 8 people were indicted by the US Federal Government through the Fish and Wildlife Service for poaching undersized mussels for sale to Japanese interests.

The Tennessee River is currently the most important source of commercial mussels in the world. The Alabama River System also contributes considerably to the U.S.

shell export. The yearly value of exported shell has been more that $20 million. Although mussel populations can. The Terrestrial shell-bearing mollusca of Alabama. Ann Arbor, Mich.: University of Michigan Museum of Zoology.

(Misc. Pub. 18). Alabama Museum of Natural History. (Museum Paper No. 8) Wills, Deborah. Freshwater mussels of the Tennessee River near Decatur, Alabama.

Privately published. [Top of Page] - [North Alabama Shell Club]. Request PDF | On Jan 1,J. Williams and others published Freshwater mussels of Alabama and the Mobile Basin in Georgia, Mississippi and Tennessee.

| Find, read and cite all the research. Fresh Water Pearl Farm. Birdsong Resort is the home of The Tennessee River Freshwater Pearl Farm – the only freshwater pearl culturing farm in America. Originally founded by John R.

Latendresse () as one of eight pilot farm locations inall productivity measures eventually narrowed to the one location in Birdsong Creek. Numbers of species per river system range from in the upper Tombigbee River to species in the Coosa River.

The Cahaba River, a major tributary to the Alabama River in central Alabama, drains only 1, square miles, but it contains freshwater species, making it one of the most species-rich river systems of its size in North America.

Tennessee River: | | | Tennessee River | | | | World Heritage Encyclopedia, the aggregation of the largest online encyclopedias available, and the most definitive. Paint Rock River Mussels Alabama is home to the most diverse fauna of freshwater mussels in all of North America, with species.

Foremost among the reasons for this great mussel diversity is the state's abundant rivers and streams, many of which have been isolated from each other for millions of years. This isolation allowed mussels in each river to evolve independently of one another.

Tennessee River 75; rivers 35; Tennessee 29; watersheds 29; fish 20; more Subject. The Freshwater Mussels of Tennessee is a major reference that encompasses historical and modern mussel collections and draws on conservation studies that span two centuries.

It will stand as an authoritative guide to understanding Tennessee mollusks and as a benchmark in the study of these species worldwide. Get this from a library. Freshwater mussels of Alabama and the Mobile Basin in Georgia, Mississippi, and Tennessee.

[James D Williams; Arthur E Bogan; Jeffrey T Garner; Alabama. Division of Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries.] -- "Alabama rivers and waterways are home to the largest and most diverse population of freshwater mussel species in the nation, roughly 60% of U.S. mussel fauna. Significant portions of the city of Decatur near the Tennessee River and Flint Creek are flooded.

Point Mallard Parkway between U.S. 31 and Priceville is completed flooded and closed. Portions of southern Limestone County near Wheeler Lake are flooded. Extensive backwater flooding is occurring on Flint Creek and Swan Creek near Decatur.

The Tennessee River is the largest tributary of the Ohio River. It is approximately miles (1, km) long and is located in the southeastern United States in the Tennessee river was once popularly known as the Cherokee River, among other names, as many of the Cherokee had their territory along its banks, especially in eastern Tennessee and northern Alabama.

Alabama rivers and waterways are home to the largest and most diverse population of freshwater mussel species in the nation, roughly 60% of U.S. mussel fauna. The Mobile River Basin, which drains portions of Tennessee, Georgia, and Mississippi waterways, also contains diverse mussel populations.mussel has been extirpated from most of its former range, although local and apparently viable popula-tions survive in upper Clinch River (Hancock County) in East Tennessee.

A population in the Elk River per-sisted until (Ahlstedt, ; Barr et aI., ). The U.S. Fish and .requirements, and the ability to identify freshwater mussel species from the basin. A mussel surveyor should have sufficient experience, which includes documented field-time, and the ability to demonstrate skills in independently executing survey methods and locating and identifying federally protected and candidate freshwater mussel species.