Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID116382
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateIN
CountyPerry
LocalityOhio River (R.M. 720.7) at Cannelton Lock & Dam, Cannelton, Indiana
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Ohio-Little Pigeon
HUC8 Number05140201
HUC10 NameClover Creek-Ohio River
HUC10 Number0514020102
HUC12 NameIndian Creek-Ohio River
HUC12 Number051402010205
Map
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Collection Day1
Collection Month6
Collection Year1992
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusestablished
CommentsFirst observed after a maintenance drawdown May 30, 1992. Mussels were very scarce and widely distributed.
Record TypePersonal communication
Disposalformalin
Museum Cat NumberU.S. Army COE, Louisville
VerifierR. Woodward, U.S. Army COE, Louisville District
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected20
Year Classadult
Size5 - 10 mm


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [8/13/2020].

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