Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID116375
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateTN
CountyHumphreys
LocalityTennessee River (R.M. 110) at mouth of Duck River (about 5 miles north of where I-40 crosses the river.
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameKentucky Lake
HUC8 Number06040005
HUC10 NameTennessee River-Kentucky Lake
HUC10 Number0604000504
HUC12 NameIndian Creek-Tennessee River
HUC12 Number060400050402
Map
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Collection Day5
Collection Month5
Collection Year1992
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusestablished
CommentsTwo dead zebra mussels were found, each with a hole punctured in them. Hole could have been made by braile hooks.
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected2 dead


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