Florida Pondhorn

Florida Pondhorn (Freshwater species)
Uniomerus carolinianus (Bosc, 1801)
Family:    Unionidae Rafinesque, 1820


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Collected S. Hutchinson Island June 2021.

Florida Pondhorn, Carolina pondhorn or Eastern pondhorn (Uniomerus carolinanus) is found in all river basins from the Savannah north to the Pee Dee and Waccamaw River basins in South Carolina. Mussels were historically abundant in most permanent rivers and streams in North America.

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