Mussel Species

Freshwater Mussels of the New York Metro Area and New Jersey

Genus Alasmidonta

Alasmidonta heterodon
dwarf wedgemussel


Genus Alasmidonta

Alasmidonta varicosa
brook floater


Genus Alasmidonta

Alasmidonta undulata
triangle floater


Anodonta implicataalewife floater

Anodonta implicata
alewife floater


Corbicula fulmineaasiatic clam

Corbicula fulminea
asiatic clam


Dreissena bugensisquagga mussel

Dreissena bugensis
quagga mussel


Dreissena polymorphazebra mussel

Dreissena polymorpha
zebra mussel


Elliptio complanataeastern elliptio

Elliptio complanata
eastern elliptio


Lampsilis cariosayellow lampmussel

Lampsilis cariosa
yellow lampmussel


Lampsilis radiataeastern lampmussel

Lampsilis radiata
eastern lampmussel


Lasmigona subviridisgreen floater

Lasmigona subviridis
green floater


Leptodea ochraceatidewater mucket

Leptodea ochracea
tidewater mucket


Ligumia nasutaeastern pondmussel

Ligumia nasuta
eastern pondmussel


Margaritifera margaritiferaeastern pearlshell

Margaritifera margaritifera
eastern pearlshell


Pyganodon cataractaeastern floater

Pyganodon cataracta
eastern floater


Strophitus undulatuscreeper

Strophitus undulatus
creeper


Utterbackia imbecillispaper pondshell

Utterbackia imbecillis
paper pondshell