Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID116451
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateKY
CountyLivingston
LocalityOhio River (R.M. 918.5) at Smithland Lock and Dam near Smithland, Kentucky
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Ohio-Bay
HUC8 Number05140203
HUC10 NameBarren Creek-Ohio River
HUC10 Number0514020309
HUC12 NameSister Islands-Ohio River
HUC12 Number051402030905
Map
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Collection Day14
Collection Month7
Collection Year1992
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusestablished
Record TypePersonal communication
Disposalformalin
Museum Cat NumberLouisville District USACOE
VerifierLisa Barnese, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Louisv
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected20
Year Classadult
Size20-30 mm


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