Endangered Clams of North America**
Show clams in North America with profiles available.
Show all clams of concern in North America.
Click on the species name to view all info that is currently available.

Common Name Range ***
Alabama Lampmussel Tennessee
Alabama Moccasinshell Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi
Alabama Pearl Shell Alabama
Altamaha Arcmussel Georgia
Altamaha Pocketbook Georgia
Altamaha Spinymussel Georgia
Appalachian Elktoe North Carolina, Tennessee
Appalachian Monkeyface Pearlymussel Tennessee, Virginia
Arkansas Fatmucket Arkansas
Atlantic Pigtoe United States
Birdwing Pearlymussel Tennessee, Virginia
Black Clubshell Alabama, Mississippi
Carolina Heelsplitter North Carolina, South Carolina
Catspaw Pearlymussel Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, Tennessee
Chipola Slabshell Alabama, Florida
Clubshell Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, West Virginia
Coosa Moccasinshell Alabama, Georgia, Tennessee
Cracking Pearlymussel Alabama, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Tennessee, Virginia
Cumberland Bean Pearlymussel Kentucky, Tennessee, Virginia
Cumberland Combshell Kentucky, Mississippi, Tennessee, Virginia
Cumberland Elktoe Kentucky, Tennessee
Cumberland Monkeyface Pearlymussel Tennessee, Virginia
Cumberland Pigtoe Tennessee
Dark Pigtoe Alabama
Dromedary Pearlymussel Alabama, Kentucky, Tennessee, Virginia
Dwarf Wedgemussel Canada (New Brunswick), United States
False Spike Texas
Fanshell Alabama, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia
Fat Pocketbook Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Mississippi, Missouri, Ohio
Fat Three-ridge Mussel Florida, Georgia
Fine-lined Pocketbook Alabama, Georgia, Tennessee
Fine-rayed Pigtoe Pearlymussel Tennessee, Virginia
Flat Pigtoe Alabama, Mississippi
Fuzzy Pigtoe Alabama, Florida
Giant Clam North America (United States Territory)
Gulf Moccasinshell Alabama, Florida, Georgia
Heavy Pigtoe Alabama, Mississippi
Higgins Eye Pearlymussel Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, Wisconsin
Inflated Heelsplitter Alabama, Louisiana
James Spinymussel Virginia, West Virginia
Littlewing Pearlymussel Alabama, Kentucky, North Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia
Louisiana Pearl Shell Louisiana
Narrow Pigtoe United States
Neosho Mucket Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri, Oklahoma
Nicklin's Pearlymussel Mexico
Ochlockonee Moccasinshell Florida, Georgia
Orangefoot Pimpleback Pearlymussel Alabama, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee
Ouachita Rock Pocketbook Arkansas, Oklahoma
Oval Pigtoe Alabama, Florida, Georgia
Ovate Clubshell Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi, Tennessee
Oyster Mussel Georgia, Kentucky, North Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia
Painted Clubshell Alabama, Georgia, Tennessee
Pale Lilliput Pearlymussel Alabama, Tennessee
Pink Mucket Pearlymussel Alabama, Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Missouri, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia
Pink Ring Mussel Alabama, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, West Virginia
Purple Bankclimber Alabama, Florida, Georgia
Purple Bean Tennessee, Virginia
Rio Grande Monkeyface New Mexico, Texas
Rough Pigtoe Alabama, Indiana, Kentucky, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia
Rough Rabbitsfoot Tennessee, Virginia
Rough Rockshell Kentucky, Tennessee
Round Ebonyshell Alabama, Florida
Salina Mucket Texas
Scaleshell Mussel Alabama, Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Minnesota, Missouri, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Tennessee, Wisconsin
Shiny Pigtoe Tennessee, Virginia
Shinyrayed Pocketbook Alabama, Florida, Georgia
Southern Acornshell Alabama, Georgia, Tennessee
Southern Clubshell Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi, Tennessee
Southern Combshell Alabama, Mississippi
Southern Giant Clam North America (United States Territory)
Southern Kidneyshell Alabama, Florida
Southern Pigtoe Alabama, Georgia, Tennessee
Speckled Pocketbook Arkansas
Stirrupshell Alabama, Mississippi
Suwannee Moccasinshell Florida
Tampico Pearlymussel Mexico
Tar River Spinymussel North Carolina
Tennessee Clubshell Alabama, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia
Texas Heelsplitter Louisiana, Oklahoma, Texas
Texas Hornshell Mexico (Coahuila), Texas
Triangular Kidneyshell Alabama, Georgia, Tennessee
Tubercled Blossom Pearlymussel Alabama, Canada (Ontario), Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia
Turgid Blossom Pearlymussel Tennessee
Upland Combshell Alabama, Georgia, Tennessee
Virginia Pigtoe North Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia
Western Fanshell Mussel Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri
White Wartyback Pearlymussel Alabama, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Tennessee
Winged Mapleleaf Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Ohio
Yellow Blossom Pearlymussel Alabama, Arkansas, Kentucky, Missouri, North Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia
Yellow Lampmussel Canada (New Brunswick, Nova Scotia), United States

**What clams are listed here?:

The North America section of this site lists the folllowing clams appearing on select endangered species lists:
  • Clams that dwell in or migrate to any part of the North American continent, except Hawaii, which has its own section.
  • Clams of Greenland and adjacent Atlantic islands.
  • Clams of the Mexican Holarctic.
  • Clams of the Gulf of Maine.

Disclaimer:
This list combines species from several endangered species lists. Using the total count of species found on this site as an official count of endangered species of the world is not recommended. For more information on what creatures are listed on this site, please visit our About EEC page.


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