Turgid blossom (Epioblasma turgidula)
Listing Status: and
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
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
|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
|1999-05-27 00:00:00.0||64 FR 28779 28791||ETWP; Proposed Establishment of Nonessential Experimental Population Status for Sixteen Freshwater Mussels (Alabama|
|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|
|Date||Title||Plan Action Status||Plan Status|
|1985-01-25||Three Pearly Mussels (3 spp.)||View Implementation Progress||Final|
|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.||
|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.
» Life History
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