Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID116684
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateAR
CountyPulaski
LocalityArkansas River, at Maumelle Park boat landing in Little Rock, Ark.
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Arkansas-Maumelle
HUC8 Number11110207
HUC10 NameFourche Creek-Arkansas River
HUC10 Number1111020704
HUC12 NameFaulkner Lake-Arkansas River
HUC12 Number111102070402
Map
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Collection Day21
Collection Month11
Collection Year1992
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusestablished
CommentsThe mussels were found after about 15 minutes of searching.
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierJohn Harris, fishery biologist, Arkansas Hwy. Dept
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected10
Year Classadult


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [5/28/2020].

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