Re: NANFA-- RE: Mollusks

Jeremy Tiemann (
Mon, 8 Mar 2004 14:53:29 -0600

I am a mussel head. Contact me off list.

>Hi all,
>Today I caught a few small, fingernail sized whitish-pinkish mussels/clams in
>a freshwater ditch that is nothing more than a drainage ditch under LA. Hwy 1
>near the town of Plaquemine, Louisiana. This ditch is vernal and only has any
>amount of water after rainfalls and if it weren't for the huge culverts that
>retain moisture and a little water, it'd be totally dry. They are definately
>bivalves and that's all I know about them.
>Does anyone want to see them? Is there anyone on the list who are into the

Jeremy Tiemann
Biological Field Assistant
Illinois Natural History Survey
Center for Biodiversity
607 E. Peabody Dr.
Champaign, IL 61820
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