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Feeding ecology and lethal thermal tolerances among selected North American freshwater mussels (Order: Unionida) 

Fogelman, Kaelyn (2022-05-04)
Sixty-five percent of North American unionid mussel species are considered imperiled. Knowledge gaps persist in unionid feeding ecology and lethal thermal tolerance limits which could aid in the conservation and management ...

Impacts of Seasonal Thermal Stress on Energetics of Popenaias popeii (Texas hornshell) 

Pieper, Evelyn (2023-11-27)  ETD File Embargoed
Texas hornshell (Popenaias popeii) is a federally endangered mussel occurring in Texas, New Mexico, and Mexico. We examined temperature effects on energetic costs of feeding, and on scope for growth: the net energy balance ...

Use of metabolic assays to assess thermal and hypoxia stress of freshwater mussel species from central Texas 

Haney, Austin (2019-04-17)
Warming temperatures are a major concern for freshwater mussels as they are limited in range, mobility, and potential to seek refuge from heat stress. Unionid mussels are ectothermic organisms, and the temperature of their ...