Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID116463
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateNY
CountyMonroe
LocalityLake Ontario, near Rochester
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLake Ontario
HUC8 Number04150200
HUC10 NameLake Ontario
HUC10 Number0415020002
HUC12 NameLake Ontario
HUC12 Number041502000200
Map
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Collection Month10
Collection Year1991
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayshipping
Statusestablished
CommentsMussels found attached to logs, rocks, celophane, plastic bags, bottles, cans, metal cable, vegetation, coal chunks, native unionids, sphaerids, crayfish, fishing line, leaves and bones.
Record TypeLiterature
VerifierRandy Owens, USFWS, Oswego NY
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/15/2019].

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