Specimen Information

Dreissena polymorpha
Dreissena polymorpha
(zebra mussel)
Mollusks-Bivalves
Exotic

Specimen ID116200
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateKY
CountyMarshall
LocalityTennessee River, upstream from dam at Kentucky Lake, near river mile 30.5
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameKentucky Lake
HUC8 Number06040005
HUC10 NameJonathan Creek-Kentucky Lake
HUC10 Number0604000510
HUC12 NamePisgah Creek-Kentucky Lake
HUC12 Number060400051004
Map
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Collection Day10
Collection Month9
Collection Year1991
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusestablished
CommentsSpread via barge traffic.
Record TypeSpecimen
Disposalpreserved in formalin
Museum Cat NumberOhio State Mus. of Zoology
VerifierDr. David Stansbery, OH St.Mus.Zoo. Columbus 614-2
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Year Classadult
Size23 mm


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/17/2021].

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