Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID116410
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateTN
CountyDavidson
LocalityCumberland River (R.M. 194.8) near Nashville, TN
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Cumberland-Sycamore
HUC8 Number05130202
HUC10 NameCumberland River
HUC10 Number0513020203
HUC12 NameCumberland River-Browns Creek
HUC12 Number051302020305
Map
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Collection Day16
Collection Month6
Collection Year1992
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusestablished
Record TypePersonal communication
Disposalmounted
Museum Cat NumberMetro Water Services
VerifierMason Sinclair, Metro Water Services, Nashville TN
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 [9/27/2021].

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