Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID116452
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateAL
CountyMarshall
LocalityTennessee River (R.M. 349.0) at Guntersville Lock and Dam near Guntersville, Alabama
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameGuntersville Lake
HUC8 Number06030001
HUC10 NameLower Guntersville Lake
HUC10 Number0603000109
HUC12 NameDripping Spring Branch-Tennessee River
HUC12 Number060300010906
Map
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Collection Day24
Collection Month8
Collection Year1992
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusestablished
CommentsReceived this report 8/27/92 from Steve Ahlstedt over the phone.
Record TypePersonal communication
Disposalpreserved
Museum Cat NumberTVA Norris, TN
VerifierSteve Ahlstedt, Tennessee Valley Authority, Norris
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected7
Year Classadult
Size19.1-26.2 mm


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [11/30/2020].

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