Pink mucket (Lampsilis abrupta)
Where Listed: WHEREVER FOUND
- States/US Territories in which the Pink mucket, Entire is known to or is believed to occur: Alabama , Arkansas , Illinois , Kentucky , Louisiana , Missouri , Ohio , Tennessee , Virginia , West Virginia
- US Counties in which the Pink mucket, Entire is known to or is believed to occur: View All
- USFWS Refuges in which the Pink mucket, Entire is known to occur:
Cache River National Wildlife Refuge, Fern Cave National Wildlife Refuge, Key Cave National Wildlife Refuge, Ohio River Islands National Wildlife Refuge, Tennessee National Wildlife Refuge... Show All Refuges
|Status||Date Listed||Lead Region||Where Listed|
|06/14/1976||Southeast Region (Region 4)||Entire|
» Federal Register Documents
|07/29/2008||73 FR 43947 43948||5-Year Status Review of 20 Southeastern Species|
|09/26/1975||40 FR 44392 44333||CITES: Proposed Endangered Status for 216 Species on Convention Appendix I; 40 FR 44392 44333|
|06/14/1976||41 FR 24062 24067||Endangered Status for 159 Taxa of Animals; 41 FR 24062 24067|
|Date||Title||Plan Action Status||Plan Status|
|01/24/1985||Pink Mucket Pearly Mussel||View Implementation Progress||Final|
|Date||Citation Page||Title||Document Type|
|07/29/2008||73 FR 43947 43948||5-Year Status Review of 20 Southeastern Species||
» Critical Habitat
No critical habitat rules have been published for the Pink mucket.
» Conservation Plans
|CCA Plan Summaries|
|Chucky madtom (Weems)|
» Life History
Relatively silt-free substrates of sand, gravel, and cobble in good flows of smaller streams.
Suspension feeder on plankton; deposit feeder on bacteria and organic matter in substrate.
Movement / Home Range
Separate sexes, males releasing sperm to water column, where females uptake while filter-feeding/respiring. A long-term breeder, meaning having a protracted spawning season lasting several months in the warm season. Specialized larvae termed glochidia brooded in females gills; glochidia require host fish for several week parasitic stage on gills. Black basses typically serve as host fishes, which females attract with modified mantle tissues.
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