Spike Mussel

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

SPECIES DESCRIPTION

The Spike Mussel is an obligate riverine species found in a wide range of substrates but avoids areas of shifting sand. Fish hosts include gizzard shad, flathead catfish, and the crappies.

SPECIES PROTECTION AND CRITICAL HABITATS: DESIGNATED CRITICAL HABITATS
The following counties contain critical habitat for Spike Mussel:
There are no related objects.

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