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 its profile. Click on a species groups (mammals, reptiles, etc.) from the menu above to see more endangered creatures in North America.

Common Name Range ***
Alabama Lampmussel Tennessee
Alabama Moccasinshell Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi
Alabama Pearl Shell Alabama
Altamaha Pocketbook 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
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
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
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
Orangefoot Pimpleback Pearlymussel Alabama, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee
Oval Pigtoe Alabama, Florida, Georgia
Oyster Mussel Georgia, Kentucky, North Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia
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
Salina Mucket Texas
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
Suwannee Moccasinshell Florida
Tar River Spinymussel North Carolina
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
Upland Combshell Alabama, Georgia, Tennessee
Winged Mapleleaf Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Ohio
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.

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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