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Species of Freshwater Mussels in Anhui Province

ZHAN Xiaodong,WANG Shaosheng,HUANG Yue'e,TAO Ning,LI Chaopin   

  1. (Department of Medical Parasitology,Wannan Medical College,Wuhu 241002,Anhui China)
  • Online:2018-01-25 Published:2018-01-27


To investigate species distribution of freshwater mussels resources in Anhui Province,unarmed or (and) powerboat trawl fishing methods were used to collect freshwater mussels from different water areas in Anhui Province,and species were identified based on literatures.The results showed that 3 007 freshwater mussels  collected from 16 cities in Anhui Province belong to 1 family,10 genus and 12 species.The dominant species were Unio douglasiae,Lamprotula caveat and Lanceolaria grayana.Freshwater mussels resources in Anhui Province are abundant but are distributed in different areas,so active protection measures should be taken.

Key words: mussels, freshwater, resource, Anhui Province

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