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epioblasma brevidens
12-22-2016

Epioblasma brevidens

Epioblasma brevidens NatureServe Explorer Species Reports — NatureServe Explorer is a source for authoritative conservation information on more than 50,000 plants, animals and ecological communtities of the U.S and Canada. NatureServe Explorer provides in-depth information on rare and endangered species, but includes common plants and animals too. NatureServe Explorer is a product of NatureServe in collaboration with the Natural Heritage Network.

ITIS Reports — Epioblasma brevidens ITIS (the Integrated Taxonomic Information System) is a source for authoritative taxonomic information on plants, animals, fungi, and microbes of North America and the world.Listed as endangered on Jan. 10, 1997 The Cumberlandian combshell has a yellow to tawny brown shell with narrow, green, broken rays.

FWS Digital Media Library — The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s National Digital Library is a searchable collection of selected images, historical artifacts, audio clips, publications, and video. Epioblasma brevidens, the Cumberlandian combshell, is a species of freshwater mussel, an aquatic bivalve mollusk in the family Unionidae. This species is endemic to the United States. Its natural habitat is rivers. It is threatened by habitat loss. Epioblasma brevidens, the Cumberlandian combshell, is a species of freshwater mussel, an aquatic bivalve mollusk in the family Unionidae. This species is endemic to the United States. Its natural habitat is rivers. It is threatened by habitat loss.

Detailed information
Full Name: Cumberlandian combshell (Epioblasma brevidens)
Where found: U.S.A. (TN - specified portions of the French Broad and Holston Rivers; see 17.85(b)(1))
Critical Habitat:N/A
Species Group:Clams
Current listing status
Status Date Listed Lead Region Where Listed
Endangered 01/10/1997 Southeast Region (Region 4) Wherever found; Except where listed as Experimental Populations
Experimental Population, Non-Essential 06/14/2001 Southeast Region (Region 4) U.S.A. (AL;The free-flowing reach of the Tennessee R. from the base of Wilson Dam downstream to the backwaters of Pickwick Reservoir [about 12 RM (19 km)] and the lower 5 RM [8 km] of all tributaries to this reach in Colbert and Lauderdale Cos., see 17.85(a))
Experimental Population, Non-Essential 10/15/2007 Southeast Region (Region 4) U.S.A. (TN - specified portions of the French Broad and Holston Rivers; see 17.85(b)(1))
  • Population location: Wherever found; Except where listed as Experimental Populations Listing status: Endangered
  • Population location: U.S.A. (AL;The free-flowing reach of the Tennessee R. from the base of Wilson Dam downstream to the backwaters of Pickwick Reservoir [about 12 RM (19 km)] and the lower 5 RM [8 km] of all tributaries to this reach in Colbert and Lauderdale Cos., see 17.85(a)) Listing status: Experimental Population, Non-Essential
    • States/US Territories in which this population is known to or is believed to occur: Alabama
    • US Counties in which this population is known to or is believed to occur: View All
  • Population location: U.S.A. (TN - specified portions of the French Broad and Holston Rivers; see 17.85(b)(1)) Listing status: Experimental Population, Non-Essential
Federal register documents
Date
Citation Page
Title
09/13/2007 72 FR 52434 52461 Establishment of Nonessential Experimental Population Status for 15 Freshwater Mussels, 1 Freshwater Snail, and 5 Fishes in the Lower French Broad River and in the Lower Holston River, Tennessee
06/13/2006 71 FR 34196 34230 Establishment of Nonessential Experimental Population Status for 15 Freshwater Mussels, 1 Freshwater Snail, and 5 Fishes in the Lower French Broad River and in the Lower Holston River, Tennessee; Proposed Rule
08/31/2004 69 FR 53136 53180 Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Designation of Critical Habitat for Five Endangered Mussels in the Tennessee and Cumberland River Basins
05/24/2004 69 FR 29569 29570 Availability of the Recovery Plan for Five Freshwater Mussels-- Cumberland Elktoe (Alasmidonta atropurpurea), Oyster Mussel (Epioblasma capsaeformis), Cumberlandian Combshell (Epioblasma brevidens), Purple Bean (Villosa perpurpurea), and Rough Rabbitsfoot (Quadrula cylindrica strigillata)
06/03/2003 68 FR 33233 33282 Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Proposed Designation of Critical Habitat for Five Endangered Mussels in the Tennessee and Cumberland River Basins
04/22/2003 68 FR 19844 19845 Notice of Availability of an Agency Draft Recovery Plan for Five Freshwater Mussels--Cumberland Elktoe (Alasmidonta atropurpurea), Oyster Mussel (Epioblasma capsaeformis), Cumberlandian Combshell (Epioblasma brevidens), Purple Bean (Villosa perpurpurea), and Rough Rabbitsfoot (Quadrula cylindrica strigillata)--for Review and Comment
08/21/2001 66 FR 43808 43809 ETWP; Establishment of Nonessential Experimental Population Status for 16 Freshwater Mussels and 1 Freshwater Snail (Anthony's Riversnail) in the Free-Flowing Reach of the Tennessee River below the Wilson Dam, Colbert and Lauderdale Counties, AL; Correction
06/14/2001 66 FR 32250 32264 ETWP; Establishment of Nonessential Experimental Population Status for 16 Freshwater Mussels and 1 Freshwater Snail (Anthony's Riversnail) in the Free-Flowing Reach of the Tennessee River below the Wilson Dam, Colbert and Lauderdale Counties, AL
05/27/1999 64 FR 28779 28791 ETWP; Proposed Establishment of Nonessential Experimental Population Status for Sixteen Freshwater Mussels (Alabama
01/10/1997 62 FR 1647 1658 ETWP; Determination of Endangered Status for the Cumberland Elktoe, Oyster Mussel, Cumberlandian Combshell, Purple Bean, and Rough Rabbitsfoot
Recovery
To learn more about critical habitat please see http://ecos.fws.gov/crithab
Date
Title
Plan Action Status
Plan Status
05/24/2004 Cumberland and Tennessee River Mussels (5 spp.) View Implementation Progress Final
Date
Citation Page
Title
06/14/2001 66 FR 32250 32264 ETWP; Establishment of Nonessential Experimental Population Status for 16 Freshwater Mussels and 1 Freshwater Snail (Anthony's Riversnail) in the Free-Flowing Reach of the Tennessee River below the Wilson Dam, Colbert and Lauderdale Counties, AL
05/27/1999 64 FR 28779 28791 ETWP; Proposed Establishment of Nonessential Experimental Population Status for Sixteen Freshwater Mussels (Alabama
Date
Title
Plan Action Status
Plan Status
05/24/2004 Cumberland and Tennessee River Mussels (5 spp.) View Implementation Progress Final
Date
Citation Page
Title
Document Type
05/24/2004 69 FR 29569 29570 Availability of the Recovery Plan for Five Freshwater Mussels-- Cumberland Elktoe (Alasmidonta atropurpurea), Oyster Mussel (Epioblasma capsaeformis), Cumberlandian Combshell (Epioblasma brevidens), Purple Bean (Villosa perpurpurea), and Rough Rabbitsfoot (Quadrula cylindrica strigillata)
  • Notice Final Recovery Plan Availability
04/22/2003 68 FR 19844 19845 Notice of Availability of an Agency Draft Recovery Plan for Five Freshwater Mussels--Cumberland Elktoe (Alasmidonta atropurpurea), Oyster Mussel (Epioblasma capsaeformis), Cumberlandian Combshell (Epioblasma brevidens), Purple Bean (Villosa perpurpurea), and Rough Rabbitsfoot (Quadrula cylindrica strigillata)--for Review and Comment
  • Notice Draft Recovery Plan Availability
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