Habitat conditions associated with a reproducing population of the critically endangered freshwater mussel Quadrula mitchelli in central Texas

  • Mabe J
  • Kennedy J
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Abstract

The false spike (Quadrula mitchelli) is a freshwater bivalve native to central Texas and thought to be extinct until a small population, consisting only of mature adults, was located on the Guadalupe River in 2011. In fall of 2012, we located a small population of the false spike in another section of the Guadalupe River. This population, consisting of adults and juveniles, displayed evidence of successful reproduction and recruitment. We present a description of the physical habitat during low water-flow for this reproducing population of a critically endangered species.

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Authors

  • Jeffrey A. Mabe

  • James Kennedy

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