Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID116693
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateKY
CountyJefferson
LocalityOhio River (R.M. 601.5) near Louisville, KY
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSilver-Little Kentucky
HUC8 Number05140101
HUC10 NameGoose Creek-Ohio River
HUC10 Number0514010106
HUC12 NameLentizier Creek-Ohio River
HUC12 Number051401010605
Map
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Collection Day14
Collection Month5
Collection Year1992
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusestablished
Commentsfrom list compiled by J. Schulte, Ohio River Balley Water Sanitation Commission, 817 Main St. 2nd Fl. Cincinnati, OH (513) 421-1151
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Year Classadult


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/17/2021].

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