Washboard Mussel

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

Ed Miller

SPECIES DESCRIPTION

he Washboard Mussel is an obligate large river species preferring deep water with slow current over a substrate of mud or mud/gravel. Fish hosts include crappie, channel catfish and flathead catfish, black bullhead, and drum. It is most likely to still occur in the lower Fall, Marias des Cygnes, Neosho, and Verdigris rivers.

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