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Distribution of a freshwater mussel assemblage in Nebraska, Kansas, and Oklahoma

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Start Date
1885
End Date
2017

Citation

Fancher, T.S., and Carr, N.B., 2021, Distribution of a freshwater mussel assemblage in Nebraska, Kansas, and Oklahoma: U.S. Geological Survey data release, https://doi.org/10.5066/P9SBFZJU.

Summary

The purpose of this data release and associated data series (Carr and Fancher, 2021) was to compile occurrence records and map the distribution of a freshwater mussel assemblage for the Bureau of Land Management Rapid Ecoregional Assessment for the Southern Great Plains. The freshwater mussel assemblage includes Amblema plicata (threeridge), Fusconaia flava (Wabash pigtoe), Lampsilis cardium (plain pocketbook), Lampsilis teres (yellow sandshell), Pyganodon grandis (giant floater), and Uniomerus tetralasmus (pondhorn). The focal species in the assemblage were selected based on the following criteria: (1) the species are regionally significant, (2) occurrence records are sufficient to map the distribution of the species by hydrological [...]

Contacts

Point of Contact :
Tammy Fancher
Originator :
Tammy Fancher, Natasha B Carr
Metadata Contact :
Tammy Fancher
SDC Data Owner :
Fort Collins Science Center
USGS Mission Area :
Ecosystems
Publisher :
U.S. Geological Survey
Distributor :
U.S. Geological Survey - ScienceBase

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Purpose

Datasets were compiled and summarized for use in mapping the distribution of a freshwater mussel assemblage, to address a management priority for the Southern Great Plains Rapid Ecoregional Assessment.

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