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Recommended Freshwater Mollusk Websites

Recommended Freshwater Mollusk Websites

Ohio State University Division of Mollusks

Excellent pictures of freshwater mussels from around the world with an emphasis on those species native to North America. Great photos of many mussels occurring in the Southeastern United States.

Mussels of the Altamaha River

Gives some background on one of Georgia's most special rivers. Seven freshwater mussels that occur nowhere else in the world are showcased including photos.

North Carolina Atlas of Freshwater Mussels and Endangered Fish

Contains a taxonomic key for identifying freshwater mussels. many species occurring in Georgia also occur in North Carolina.

Southwest Missouri State University "Unio Gallery"

Dr. Chris Barnhart's website containing an assortment of photos and video footage of the first "anglers". Many clips of mussels displaying their mantle to attract fish hosts.

South Carolina Gastropods (Freshwater Snails)

Information about collecting and identifying freshwater snails. A great site for Georgia snails.

Freshwater Snails of Florida

Identification manual for the snails of Florida. Covers most of Georgia's snails as well.


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