Round Pigtoe Mussel

KANSAS: SINC
FEDERAL: N/A
Scientific Name: Pleurobema coccineum
CATEGORY: SINC
SPECIES CLASS: Invertebrates
Date Listed: S 1993
Recovery Plan: No

SPECIES DESCRIPTION

The Round Pigtoe Mussel is an obligate riverine species preferring larger perennial rivers where it occurs in gravel substrates with swift currents. Stable populations occur in the Spring River and declining populations are in the Fall, Little Osage, Marais des Cygnes, Neosho, and Verdigris rivers. Fish hosts are not confirmed, but bluegill is a probable host.

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