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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, CTSpeciesElliptio complanataPyganodon cataractaLampsilis radiata
Brunnel's Pond, Peqonnock River, CT
Locality: Brunnel's Pond, Peqonnock River, CTSpecies: Elliptio complanataPyganodon cataracta

 

Rivers, Creeks and Brooks

Housatonic River, New Milford, CT
Locality:  Housatonic River, New Milford, CTSpeciesAlasmidonta undulataElliptio complanataLampsilis radiataPyganodon cataracta
Norwalk River, Ridgefield, CT
Locality:  Norwalk River, Ridgefield, CTSpeciesElliptio complanata, Pyganodon cataracta
Salmon River, Granby, CT
Locality:  Salmon River, Granby, CTSpeciesMargaritifera margaritifera
Salmon River, Granby, CT Image 2
Locality:  Salmon River, Granby, CTSpeciesMargaritifera margaritifera
Naugatuck River, Derby, CT
Locality:  Naugatuck River, Derby, CTSpeciesCorbicula fluminea, Pyganodon cataracta
Neversink River, near Otisville, NY
Locality:  Neversink River, near Otisville, NYSpeciesAlasmidonta heterodon
Lamington River, Branchburg
Locality:  Lamington River, Branchburg, Somerset Co., NJSpeciesAlasmidonta 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., NJSpeciesElliptio complanata
S. branch of the Raritan River, Lebanon Township, Hunterdon Co., NJ
Locality:  S. branch of the Raritan River, Lebanon Township, Hunterdon Co., NJSpeciesElliptio complanata
Pompeston Creek Image 1
Locality:  Pompeston Creek, Cinnaminson/Riverton border, Burlington Co., NJSpeciesElliptio complanata, Ligumia nasuta, Pyganodon cataracta
Pompeston Creek Image 2
Locality:  Pompeston Creek, Cinnaminson/Riverton border, Burlington Co., NJSpeciesElliptio 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, CTSpeciesElliptio complanataDreissena polymorphaPyganodon cataracta