Deertoe Mussel

KANSAS: SINC
FEDERAL: N/A
Scientific Name: Truncilla truncata
CATEGORY: SINC
SPECIES CLASS: Invertebrates
Date Listed: SINC 1993
Recovery Plan: No

SPECIES DESCRIPTION

The Deertoe Mussel is an obligate riverine species requiring swift clean currents and gravel substrates. This mussel is currently known in portions of the Fall, Little Osage, Marais des Cygnes, Neosho, and Verdigris rivers and Pottawatomie Creek. Fish hosts include freshwater drum and sauger.

SPECIES PROTECTION AND CRITICAL HABITATS: DESIGNATED CRITICAL HABITATS
The following counties contain critical habitat for Deertoe Mussel:
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