Carter’s Freshwater Mussel

Freshwater Mussel

Carter’s Freshwater Mussel, Westralunio carteri is unique in being the only species of freshwater mussel found in south-western Australia and the only member of the genus Westralunio in Australia. Until recently, however, almost nothing was known about the biology or conservation status of this species. The range of W. carteri has contracted by 49% in…