Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID116453
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateAL
CountyColbert
LocalityTennessee River (R.M. 250.0) (Upper Pickwick Res.) near Buck Island, 5 miles west of Florence, Alabama
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NamePickwick Lake
HUC8 Number6030005
HUC10 NameTennessee River-Pickwick Lake
HUC10 Number0603000508
HUC12 NameCoffee Slough-Tennessee River
HUC12 Number060300050808
Map
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Collection Day25
Collection Month8
Collection Year1992
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker fishing, boating
Statusestablished
CommentsReceived this report 8/27/92 from Steve Ahlstedt via a phone conversation.
Record TypePersonal communication
Disposalpreserved
Museum Cat NumberTVA Norris, TN
VerifierSteve Ahlstedt, Tennessee Valley Authority, Norris
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Year Classadult
Size23.1 mm


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