Turgid blossom (Epioblasma turgidula)

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Listing Status:    and  

Population detail

The FWS is currently monitoring the following populations of the Turgid blossom 

  • Population location: Wherever found; Except where listed as Experimental Populations

    Listing status:  Endangered

    • States/US Territories in which this population is known to or is believed to occur:  Arkansas , Tennessee
    • US Counties in which this population is known to or is believed to occur:  View All
  • Population location: U.S.A. (AL;The free-flowing reach of the Tennessee R. from the base of Wilson Dam downstream to the backwaters of Pickwick Reservoir [about 12 RM (19 km)] and the lower 5 RM [8 km] of all tributaries to this reach in Colbert and Lauderdale Cos., see 17.85(a))

    Listing status:  Experimental Population, Non-Essential

    • States/US Territories in which this population is known to or is believed to occur:  Alabama
    • US Counties in which this population is known to or is believed to occur:  View All
 
Current Listing Status Summary
Status Date Listed Lead Region Where Listed
1976-06-14 Southeast Region (Region 4) Wherever found; Except where listed as Experimental Populations
2001-06-14 Southeast Region (Region 4) U.S.A. (AL;The free-flowing reach of the Tennessee R. from the base of Wilson Dam downstream to the backwaters of Pickwick Reservoir [about 12 RM (19 km)] and the lower 5 RM [8 km] of all tributaries to this reach in Colbert and Lauderdale Cos., see 17.85(a))

» Federal Register Documents

Federal Register Documents
Date Citation Page Title
1999-05-27 00:00:00.0 64 FR 28779 28791 ETWP; Proposed Establishment of Nonessential Experimental Population Status for Sixteen Freshwater Mussels (Alabama
2016-08-30 00:00:00.0 81 FR 59650 59652 5-Year Status Reviews of 22 Southeastern Species; Notice of initiation of reviews; request for information.
1976-06-14 00:00:00.0 41 FR 24062 24067 Endangered Status for 159 Taxa of Animals; 41 FR 24062 24067
2001-06-14 00:00:00.0 66 FR 32250 32264 ETWP; Establishment of Nonessential Experimental Population Status for 16 Freshwater Mussels and 1 Freshwater Snail (Anthony's Riversnail) in the Free-Flowing Reach of the Tennessee River below the Wilson Dam, Colbert and Lauderdale Counties, AL
1975-09-26 00:00:00.0 40 FR 44392 44333 CITES: Proposed Endangered Status for 216 Species on Convention Appendix I; 40 FR 44392 44333
2001-08-21 00:00:00.0 66 FR 43808 43809 ETWP; Establishment of Nonessential Experimental Population Status for 16 Freshwater Mussels and 1 Freshwater Snail (Anthony's Riversnail) in the Free-Flowing Reach of the Tennessee River below the Wilson Dam, Colbert and Lauderdale Counties, AL; Correction
Special Rule Publications
Date Citation Page Title
2001-06-14 00:00:00.0 66 FR 32250 32264 ETWP; Establishment of Nonessential Experimental Population Status for 16 Freshwater Mussels and 1 Freshwater Snail (Anthony's Riversnail) in the Free-Flowing Reach of the Tennessee River below the Wilson Dam, Colbert and Lauderdale Counties, AL
1999-05-27 00:00:00.0 64 FR 28779 28791 ETWP; Proposed Establishment of Nonessential Experimental Population Status for Sixteen Freshwater Mussels (Alabama

» Recovery

Current Recovery Plan(s)
Date Title Plan Action Status Plan Status
1985-01-25 Three Pearly Mussels (3 spp.) View Implementation Progress Final
Other Recovery Documents
Date Citation Page Title Document Type
2016-08-30 81 FR 59650 59652 5-Year Status Reviews of 22 Southeastern Species; Notice of initiation of reviews; request for information.
  • Notice 5-year Review, Initiation
Five Year Review
Date Title
2007-09-21 Green-blossom, Turgid-blossom, and Yellow-blossom pearly mussels 5-Year Review

» Critical Habitat

No critical habitat rules have been published for the Turgid blossom.

» Conservation Plans

No conservation plans have been created for Turgid blossom.

» Petitions

» Life History

No Life History information has been entered into this system for this species.

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