Pleurobema strodeanum 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Mollusca Bivalvia Unionoida Unionidae

Scientific Name: Pleurobema strodeanum (Wright, 1898)
Common Name(s):
English Fuzzy Pigtoe

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable A1c+2c, B1+2bcd ver 2.3
Year Published: 2000
Date Assessed: 2000-06-30
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Bogan, A.E. & Seddon, M.B. (from TNC, R.S. Butler)
Reviewer(s): Seddon, M.B. (Mollusc Red List Authority)
A total of 30 subpopulations were known in 1996. At the Alabama site rates of find were 25 per hour in 1988. There is under 200 km length of available river for this species.
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Geographic Range [top]

Countries occurrence:
United States (Alabama, Florida)
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Population [top]

Current Population Trend:Decreasing
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:This species inhabits moderate current rivers in small to medium -sized rivers, where it is found in silty-mud and silty-sand substrates.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Siltation, water pollution (agricultural run-off, residential), channel alteration (dredging, road/bridge construction), dam construction for flood control are threats to this species.

Citation: Bogan, A.E. & Seddon, M.B. (from TNC, R.S. Butler). 2000. Pleurobema strodeanum. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2000: e.T17693A7333727. . Downloaded on 25 June 2018.
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