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Conservation status of freshwater mussels of the United States and Canada

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Conservation status of freshwater mussels of the United States and Canada; 1993; Article; Journal; Fisheries; Williams, J. D.; Warren, Jr., M. L.; Cummings, K. S.; Harris, J. L.; Neves., R. J.

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The American Fisheries Society (AFS) herein provides a list of all native freshwater mussels (families Margaritiferidae and Unionidae) in the United States and Canada. This report also provides state and provincial distributions; a comprehensive review of the conservation status of all taxa; and references on biology, conservation, and distribution of freshwater mussels. The list includes 297 native freshwater mussels, of which 213 taxa (71.7%) are considered endangered, threatened, or of special concern. Twenty-one taxa (7.1%) are listed as endangered but possibly extinct, 77 (20.6%) as endangered but extant, 43 (14.5%) as threatened, 72 (24.2%) as of special concern, 14 (4.7%) as undetermined, and only 70 (23.6%) as currently stable. [...]

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doi http://www.loc.gov/standards/mods/mods-outline-3-5.html#identifier doi:10.1577/1548-8446(1993)018<0006:CSOFMO>2.0.CO;2
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