Listing Status: and
The FWS is currently monitoring the following populations of the Cracking pearlymussel
|Status||Date Listed||Lead Region||Where Listed|
|09/28/1989||Southeast Region (Region 4)||Wherever found; Except where listed as Experimental Populations|
|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))|
|06/14/2001||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
|Date||Title||Plan Action Status||Plan Status|
|07/11/1991||Cracking Pearly Mussel||View Implementation Progress||Final|
|Date||Citation Page||Title||Document Type|
|07/28/2006||71 FR 42871 42872||Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; 5-Year Review of 19 Southeastern Species||
|05/07/2018||83 FR 20092 20095||5-Year Status Reviews for 35 Southeastern Species||
|08/19/2011||Birdwing pearlymussel, Dromedary pearlymussel and Cracking pearlymussel 5-Year Reviews|
» Critical Habitat
No critical habitat rules have been published for the Cracking pearlymussel.
» Conservation Plans
No conservation plans have been created for Cracking pearlymussel.
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