Cumberlandian combshell (Epioblasma brevidens)
Listing Status: and
The FWS is currently monitoring the following populations of the Cumberlandian combshell
|Status||Date Listed||Lead Region||Where Listed|
|01/10/1997||Southeast Region (Region 4)||Entire Range; Except where listed as Experimental Populations|
|06/14/2001||Southeast Region (Region 4)||AL; Free-Flowing Reach of the Tennessee River below the Wilson Dam, Colbert and Lauderdale Counties, AL|
|10/15/2007||Southeast Region (Region 4)||U.S.A. (TN - specified portions of the French Broad and Holston Rivers; see 17.85(b)(1))|
» RecoveryRecovery Plan Information Search
|Date||Title||Plan Action Status||Plan Status|
|05/24/2004||Cumberland and Tennessee River Mussels (5 spp.)||View Implementation Progress||Final|
|Date||Citation Page||Title||Document Type|
|05/24/2004||69 FR 29569 29570||Availability of the Recovery Plan for Five Freshwater Mussels-- Cumberland Elktoe (Alasmidonta atropurpurea), Oyster Mussel (Epioblasma capsaeformis), Cumberlandian Combshell (Epioblasma brevidens), Purple Bean (Villosa perpurpurea), and Rough Rabbitsfoot (Quadrula cylindrica strigillata)|
|04/22/2003||68 FR 19844 19845||Notice of Availability of an Agency Draft Recovery Plan for Five Freshwater Mussels--Cumberland Elktoe (Alasmidonta atropurpurea), Oyster Mussel (Epioblasma capsaeformis), Cumberlandian Combshell (Epioblasma brevidens), Purple Bean (Villosa perpurpurea), and Rough Rabbitsfoot (Quadrula cylindrica strigillata)--for Review and Comment|
|09/19/2007||Cumberlandian Combshell 5-Year Review|
» Critical Habitat
|Date||Citation Page||Title||Document Type||Status|
|08/31/2004||69 FR 53136 53180||Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Designation of Critical Habitat for Five Endangered Mussels in the Tennessee and Cumberland River Basins||Final Rule||Final designated|
|06/03/2003||68 FR 33233 33282||Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Proposed Designation of Critical Habitat for Five Endangered Mussels in the Tennessee and Cumberland River Basins||Proposed Rule||Not Required|
To learn more about critical habitat please see http://criticalhabitat.fws.gov
» Conservation Plans
No conservation plans have been created for Cumberlandian combshell
No petition findings have been published for the Cumberlandian combshell.
» Life History
No Life History information has been entered into this system for this species.
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