Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID116371
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateTN
CountyDickson
LocalityCumberland River (R.M. 148.7) at Cheatham Lock and Dam
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Cumberland
HUC8 Number05130205
HUC10 NameHalf Pone Creek-Cumberland River
HUC10 Number0513020503
HUC12 NameJohnson Creek-Cumberland River
HUC12 Number051302050302
Map
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Collection Day11
Collection Month5
Collection Year1992
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusestablished
CommentsFirst specimen was collected on May 11. On May 12 and 13 other specimens were collected upon further examination of the lock.
Record TypePersonal communication
Disposalethanol
Museum Cat NumberNashville Dist. COE
VerifierRichard Tippit, USACOE, Box 1070, Nashville, TN 37
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collectedhundreds
Year Classadult
Size10 - 40 mm


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/27/2021].

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