Native Freshwater Mussels: A Climate Change Vulnerability Assessment for Northern California

Sally Sims, Laura Hilberg, Jessi Kershner, and Whitney Reynier
Posted on: 5/07/2020 - Updated on: 5/23/2023

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Jessi Kershner



This climate change vulnerability assessment for northwestern California considers species such as the western pearlshell mussel, western ridged mussel, winged floater, and California floater. For more information about the Northern California Climate Adaptation Project and to find additional products, please visit the Northern California Climate Adaptation Project Products page on the EcoAdapt website.


Sims, SA, Hilberg LE, Reynier WA, Kershner JM. 2019. Native Freshwater Mussels: Northern California Climate Change Vulnerability Assessment Synthesis. Version 1.0. EcoAdapt, Bainbridge Island, WA. 

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Adaptation Phase
Habitat/Biome Type
Target Climate Changes and Impacts