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The mussels of the Cumberland River and its tributaries

by Charles Branch Wilson

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Published by Govt. print. off. in Washington .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsClark, Howard Walton, 1870- joint author
Classifications
LC ClassificationsSH379.U5 W72
The Physical Object
Pagination1 p.l., 63 p.
Number of Pages63
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24600952M
LC Control Number14000002

  ABSTRACT--Freshwater mussels (Unionidae) were sampled in the Wolf River and its tributaries in Shelby and Fayette counties, Tennessee, and in Benton County, Mississippi. Twenty-five species were identified and the specific locations of 4, individuals were recorded. Mussel resources in tributaries of the upper Missouri river / (Washington DC: Government Printing Office, ), by R. E. Coker and John B. Southall (page images at HathiTrust) The mussels of the Cumberland River and its tributaries / (Washington: Govt. Print.

For Ethan Nedeau, freshwater mussels are “a resource that is often overlooked and underappreciated.” But we know you’ll appreciate this book. Use it as a tool to help protect the Connecticut River and its tributaries. And become a member of the Connecticut River Water-shed Council to help further this fight. Chelsea Gwyther. Posts about Cumberland River Valley written by tennesseearchaeology. Concentrations of freshwater shellfish also appear during the Archaic period at sites along other interior waterways of the Southeast, including the Green River and its tributaries in Kentucky, the Tennessee River in Alabama and Tennessee, and the Duck River in Tennessee.

Brailing for Mussels on the Tennessee River. by Anne Kimzey. Nuby Woodard of Lacey's Spring (Morgan County) has spent a lifetime harvesting freshwater mussels in Southern rivers, including the Tennessee, Tombigbee, Alabama, Pearl, Mississippi, and Cumberland. The Blanchard River also supported the most live species and highest densities of freshwater mussels. In contrast, physical habitat was most limited in Upper Swan Creek, where habitat consisted chiefly of sandy glides littered with woody debris. Upper Swan Creek supported the fewest number of species and the lowest densities of mussels.


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The mussels of the Cumberland River and its tributaries by Charles Branch Wilson Download PDF EPUB FB2

Cumberland River, river formed on the Cumberland Plateau by the confluence of Poor and Clover forks in Harlan county, southern Kentucky, U.S. Looping through northern Tennessee, it joins the Ohio River after a course of miles (1, km) at Smithland, Ky., 12 miles (19 km) upstream from the mouth of the Tennessee its headwaters to the Cumberland (or Great).

The Mussels of the Cumberland River and Its Tributaries [Wilson, Charles BranchClark, Howard Walton ] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Mussels of the Cumberland River and Its TributariesCited by: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Wilson, Charles Branch, Mussels of the Cumberland River and its tributaries.

Washington: Govt. Print. Genre/Form: book: Additional Physical Format: Print version: Wilson, Charles Branch, Mussels of the Cumberland River and its tributaries. Washington: Govt. Print. The mussels of the Cumberland River and its tributaries by Wilson, Charles Branch, [from old catalog]; Clark, Howard Walton, [from old catalog] joint authorPages: Mussels reach sexual maturity in 1 to 4 years.

Each year the mussel lays down a winter growth line, allowing biologists to age a species. Mussels probably have the longest life spans of any of the freshwater invertebrates. Some of the thicker shelled river species of mussels have a life span of 20 to years.

The river draws water from a drainage basin of Carboniferous rock in the Cumberland Plateau.: 21 Taken together, the Big South Fork and its tributaries drain between 1, square miles (2, km 2): 39 and 1, square miles (3, km 2): 28 of which about 17% is covered by the associated National Recreation Area.: 39 The maximum recorded water flow on the Big South ⁃ coordinates: 36°58′01″N 84°36′19″W.

A mussel as rare as its name is colorful, the purple cat’s paw pearlymussel once could be found throughout the lower Ohio River and many of its larger tributaries, including the Muskingum River in Ohio, the Green River in Kentucky and the Middle Cumberland River in Tennessee.

Abstract. The Little South Fork Cumberland River, Kentucky and Tennessee, USA, was a globally important conservation refugium for freshwater mussels (Mollusca: Unionidae) because it supported an intact example (26 species) of the unique Cumberland River mussel fauna including imperiled by: Freshwater Mussels: A New CT River Guide.

April 1st, | These are common questions when someone sees their first freshwater mussel shell at the edge of the Connecticut River or one of its tributaries. Due to the expense of publishing the book, supplies are limited.

tributaries, the Green, Pecatonica, and Kishwaukee Rivers, drain into the Rock River. This report focuses on the Rock River mainstem and direct minor tributaries whereas the three major tributaries will be covered in the Rock River tributaries report.

Major portions of the Rock mainstem plus its minor tributaries flow through the geographic. Books by Howard Walton Clark. The Mussels of the Cumberland River and Its Tributaries by. Charles Branch Wilson, The Mussels Of The Cumberland River And Its Tributaries by. Charles Branch Wilson, Howard Walton Clark (Creator) avg rating — 0 ratings — 2 editions.

A total of 29 species of freshwater mussels were observed in the Rock River tributaries, 28 of which were live (Table 2).

Across all sites the number of live and extant (live + dead) species collected at a site ranged from 0 to 17, and the total number of species collected (live + dead + relict) ranged from 0 to Cited by: 1. The mussels of the Cumberland River and its tributaries.

Also available in digital form. Contributor: Clark, H. Walton (Howard Walton) - Wilson, Charles Branch. The Tennessee River watershed encompasses the Tennessee River and its tributaries, including the two headwater tributaries: the Holston River and French Broad River.

The main stem of the Tennessee River begins near Knoxville at the convergence of the headwaters. The Cumberland River is a major waterway of the Southern United States. The Pearly mussels in Unadilla River and tributaries.

Shelby Zemken. 1, Paul Lord1 and Tim Pokorny1 ABSTRACT. Pearly mussels (i.e., Figure 1) are widespread freshwater bivalves important for their particle filtration and status as indicators of water quality. North American bivalves are declining at an alarming rate due to a variety of circumstances.

History of the tennessee river. The Harpeth River and its tributaries are home to rich freshwater biodiversity, including more than 50 species of fish and 30 species of mussels.

Several of these species are classified by Tennessee as rare and in need of management, and two mussel species are protected under the Endangered Species Act.

River "up to the lower Clinch, where itis very rare." Tennessee Distribution: Typically a big river species, records of the Pink Mucket in the state primarily are from the Tennessee and Cumberland rivers.

Except for an occasional relict individual (Ahlstedt and McDonough, ), it has about disappeared from the upper and. upper Cumberland River drainage it is known from the Cumberland River from Pulaski County to Cumberland Falls, Whitley County, Kentucky.

It is known from Rockcastle River and its tributary Laurel Fork, Jackson, Rockcastle, and Laurel Counties, Kentucky; also Little South Fork of the Cumberland River, Wayne County, Kentucky and the lower Obey File Size: KB. O8 – Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area The Kentucky portion is located near Stearns.

Gas, lodging and dining opportunities can be sought there. The free-flowing Big South Fork of the Cumberland River and its tributaries pass through 90 miles of scenic gorges and valleys containing a wide range of natural and historic features.Commercial harvesting continues in the Mississippi River and some of its tributaries but is currently prohibited in the Illinois River.

Over seven-million pounds of mussels, valued at over six-million dollars, were harvested in of rare and endangered mussels in the Wabash River and its tributaries, together with the present decline of the unionid fauna in North America, underscored the need to determine the status of mussels in the White River drainage.

Seventy-two species of unionids have been reported from the White River drainage.