Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID116522
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateWV
CountyFayette
LocalityKanawha River (R.M. 84), London L & D, near Smithers, West Virginia
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameUpper Kanawha
HUC8 Number05050006
HUC10 NameLoop Creek-Kanawha River
HUC10 Number0505000603
HUC12 NameBoomer Branch-Kanawha River
HUC12 Number050500060304
Map
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Collection Day9
Collection Month9
Collection Year1992
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusestablished
CommentsFound in lock chamber.
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierU.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected4
Year Classadult
Size12 - 25 mm


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/23/2019].

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