Our Mission: The Mattabeseck Audubon Society, a chapter of the National Audubon Society, is committed to environmental leadership and education for the benefit of the community and the earth's biodiversity.

deKoven House, 27 Washington Street, Middletown, Connecticut 06457

Mussels in or around the Connecticut River

Please do not collect living specimens, as some may be endangered.

Here are some images of our local mussel species

Species Image
Alewife Floater Alewife floater
Eastern Elliptio Eastern Elliptio
Eastern Floater Eastern floater
Eastern Lampmussel Eastern Lampmussel
Eastern Pearlshell Eastern Pearlshell
Eastern Pond Mussel Eastern Pond Mussel
Triangle Floater Triangle Floater
Tidewater Mucket Tidewater Mucket
Yellow Lampmussel Yellow Lampmussel