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Habitats

Images of local mussel habitats are shown by general type- lakes, ponds, and rivers. Each locality is identified, and species known to be present are listed as links to their species accounts.

Ponds

Black Pond, Woodstock Valley, CT

Locality:  Black Pond, Woodstock Valley, CT
SpeciesElliptio complanataPyganodon cataractaLampsilis radiata


Brunnel's Pond, Peqonnock River, CT

Locality: Brunnel's Pond, Peqonnock River, CT
Species: Elliptio complanataPyganodon cataracta


 

Rivers, Creeks and Brooks

Housatonic River, New Milford, CT

Locality:  Housatonic River, New Milford, CT
SpeciesAlasmidonta undulataElliptio complanataLampsilis radiataPyganodon cataracta


Norwalk River, Ridgefield, CT

Locality:  Norwalk River, Ridgefield, CT
SpeciesElliptio complanata, Pyganodon cataracta


Salmon River, Granby, CT

Locality:  Salmon River, Granby, CT
SpeciesMargaritifera margaritifera


Salmon River, Granby, CT Image 2

Locality:  Salmon River, Granby, CT
SpeciesMargaritifera margaritifera


Naugatuck River, Derby, CT

Locality:  Naugatuck River, Derby, CT
SpeciesCorbicula fluminea, Pyganodon cataracta


Neversink River, near Otisville, NY

Locality:  Neversink River, near Otisville, NY
SpeciesAlasmidonta heterodon


Lamington River, Branchburg

Locality:  Lamington River, Branchburg, Somerset Co., NJ
SpeciesAlasmidonta undulata, Alasmidonta varicosa, Elliptio complanata, Pyganodon cataracta


Ken Lockwood Gorge Wildlife Management Area

Locality:  Ken Lockwood Gorge Wildlife Management Area, S. branch of the Raritan River, Lebanon Township, Hunterdon Co., NJ
SpeciesElliptio complanata


S. branch of the Raritan River, Lebanon Township, Hunterdon Co., NJ

Locality:  S. branch of the Raritan River, Lebanon Township, Hunterdon Co., NJ
SpeciesElliptio complanata


Pompeston Creek Image 1

Locality:  Pompeston Creek, Cinnaminson/Riverton border, Burlington Co., NJ
SpeciesElliptio complanata, Ligumia nasuta, Pyganodon cataracta


Pompeston Creek Image 2

Locality:  Pompeston Creek, Cinnaminson/Riverton border, Burlington Co., NJ
SpeciesElliptio complanata, Ligumia nasuta, Pyganodon cataracta


Stony Brook, Pennington Image 1

Locality:  Stony Brook, Pennington, Mercer Co., NJ.
SpeciesAlasmidonta undulata, Alasmidonta varicosa, Elliptio complanata, Strophitus undulatus, Pyganodon cataracta


Stony Brook, Pennington Image 2

Locality:  Stony Brook, Pennington, Mercer Co., NJ.
SpeciesAlasmidonta undulata, Alasmidonta varicosa, Elliptio complanata, Strophitus undulatus, Pyganodon cataracta


 

Lakes

Washining Lake, Salisbury, CT

Locality:  Washining Lake, Salisbury, CT
SpeciesElliptio complanataDreissena polymorphaPyganodon cataracta


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