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

Locality:  Black Pond, Woodstock Valley, CTSpecies:  Elliptio complanata,  Pyganodon cataracta,  Lampsilis radiata

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


Locality: Brunnel's Pond, Peqonnock River, CTSpecies: Elliptio complanata,  Pyganodon cataracta

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


 

Rivers, Creeks and Brooks

Locality:  Housatonic River, New Milford, CTSpecies:  Alasmidonta undulata,  Elliptio complanata,  Lampsilis radiata,  Pyganodon cataracta

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


Locality:  Norwalk River, Ridgefield, CTSpecies:  Elliptio complanata, Pyganodon cataracta

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


Locality:  Salmon River, Granby, CTSpecies:  Margaritifera margaritifera

Locality:  Salmon River, Granby, CT
SpeciesMargaritifera margaritifera


Locality:  Salmon River, Granby, CTSpecies:  Margaritifera margaritifera

Locality:  Salmon River, Granby, CT
SpeciesMargaritifera margaritifera


Locality:  Naugatuck River, Derby, CTSpecies:  Corbicula fluminea, Pyganodon cataracta

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


Locality:  Neversink River, near Otisville, NYSpecies:  Alasmidonta heterodon

Locality:  Neversink River, near Otisville, NY
SpeciesAlasmidonta heterodon


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

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


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

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


Locality:  S. branch of the Raritan River, Lebanon Township, Hunterdon Co., NJSpecies:  Elliptio complanata

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


 

Lakes

Locality:  Washining Lake, Salisbury, CTSpecies:  Elliptio complanata,  Dreissena polymorpha,  Pyganodon cataracta

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