by Ronald R. Cicerello and Guenter A. Schuster
Scientific and Technical Series No. 7
This guide is the state’s only complete reference to this diverse and highly imperiled group. Designed for anyone interested in aquatic organisms, this 62-page 8.5 x 11-inch guide provides information on each of the 104 mussel species documented from Kentucky. Introductory text and figures briefly describe mussel biology, anatomy, life history, importance and conservation, and provide guidance on making field observations. Accounts for each species include a color image, shell description, habitat, distribution, similar species and conservation status. Lists of references and additional literature on Kentucky mussels are included.
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