NAS - Nonindigenous Aquatic Species

Specimen Information

Dreissena polymorpha
(zebra mussel)
Mollusks-Bivalves
Exotic to United States

Specimen ID614680
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateTX
CountyBell
LocalityBelton Lake
HUC8 NameLeon
HUC8 Number12070201
Map
Collection Day19
Collection Month9
Collection Year2013
Year AccuracyActual
Pathwayshipping ballast water | dispersed
Statusestablished
CommentsThree size classes present. At several locations throughout the lake. Texas Parks and Wildlife Dept. press release, Sept. 26, 2013.
Record TypePersonal communication
Fresh Marine IntroFreshwater
Number Collectedmany


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2014]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/25/2014].

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