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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 ...

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 ...