Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID116479
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateKY
CountyBoone
LocalityOhio River (R.M. 491.5) immediately upstream of I-275 bridge, below mouth of Greater Miami River (3 miles upstream from Petersburg, KY
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameMiddle Ohio-Laughery
HUC8 Number05090203
HUC10 NameGunpowder Creek-Ohio River
HUC10 Number0509020308
HUC12 NameTaylor Creek-Ohio River
HUC12 Number050902030802
Map
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Collection Day9
Collection Month6
Collection Year1992
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusestablished
Record TypePersonal communication
Disposalformalin
Museum Cat NumberTenn.Coop.Fish.Res.Unit
VerifierDr. Mark Gordon, Tenn.Coop.Fish.Res.Unit 615-372-3
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected9
Year Classveliger


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [8/10/2020].

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