Pink mucket (Lampsilis abrupta)
Where Listed: WHEREVER FOUND
- States/US Territories in which the Pink mucket, Wherever found 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, Wherever found is known to or is believed to occur: View All
- USFWS Refuges in which the Pink mucket, Wherever found is known to occur:
Cache River National Wildlife Refuge, Dale Bumpers White River National Wildlife Refuge, Fern Cave National Wildlife Refuge, Key Cave National Wildlife Refuge, Ohio River Islands National Wildlife Refuge... Show All Refuges
|Status||Date Listed||Lead Region||Where Listed|
|06/14/1976||Southeast Region (Region 4)||Wherever found|
» Federal Register Documents
|06/14/1976||41 FR 24062 24067||Endangered Status for 159 Taxa of Animals; 41 FR 24062 24067|
|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|
|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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