Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID116381
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateTN
CountyStewart
LocalityCumberland River (R.M. 84), at Lake Barkley, north of Dover
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Cumberland
HUC8 Number05130205
HUC10 NameSaline Creek-Cumberland River
HUC10 Number0513020504
HUC12 NameBards Lake-Cumberland River
HUC12 Number051302050407
Map
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Collection Day8
Collection Month5
Collection Year1992
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusestablished
Record TypePersonal communication
Disposalpreserved
Museum Cat NumberR. Todd, TN Wild.Res.Ag.
VerifierRobert Todd, Tennessee Wildlife Res. Agency
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size19 mm


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/19/2021].

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