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The Arthur Ross Terrace will be closed this morning, Tuesday, October 21, for a private cultural observance. You many observe smoke and/or fire coming from the Terrace at that time. The FDNY has been notified in advance, and all safety precautions are in place. The Terrace will reopen at 1 pm.

Mussel Species

Freshwater Mussels of the New York Metro Area and New Jersey

Alasmidonta heterodon

Alasmidonta heterodon
dwarf wedgemussel


Alasmidonta varicosa

Alasmidonta varicosa
brook floater


Alasmidonta undulata

Alasmidonta undulata
triangle floater


Anodonta implicata

Anodonta implicata
alewife floater


Corbicula fluminea

Corbicula fulminea
asiatic clam


Dreissena bugensis

Dreissena bugensis
quagga mussel


Dreissena polymorpha

Dreissena polymorpha
zebra mussel


Elliptio complanata

Elliptio complanata
eastern elliptio


Lampsilis cariosa

Lampsilis cariosa
yellow lampmussel


Lampsilis radiata

Lampsilis radiata
eastern lampmussel


Lasmigona subviridis

Lasmigona subviridis
green floater


Leptodea ochracea

Leptodea ochracea
tidewater mucket


Ligumia nasuta

Ligumia nasuta
eastern pondmussel


Margaritifera margaritifera

Margaritifera margaritifera
eastern pearlshell


Pyganodon cataracta

Pyganodon cataracta
eastern floater


Strophitus undulatus

Strophitus undulatus
creeper


Utterbackia imbecillis

Utterbackia imbecillis
paper pondshell


 

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