Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID116516
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateWV
CountyMason
LocalityOhio River (R.M. 279.2), Robert C. Byrd L&D, Gallipolis, West Virginia
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameRaccoon-Symmes
HUC8 Number05090101
HUC10 NameIndian Guyan Creek-Ohio River
HUC10 Number0509010107
HUC12 NameFlatfoot Creek-Ohio River
HUC12 Number050901010704
Map
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Collection Day24
Collection Month8
Collection Year1992
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusestablished
Record TypeLiterature
VerifierU.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected2
Year Classadult
Size12 - 25 mm


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [4/7/2020].

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