Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID116706
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateLA
CountyConcordia
LocalityMississippi River (R.M. 315) at S.A. Murry, Jr. Hydroplant near Lettsworth, LA (near Old River Control Structure)
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Mississippi-Natchez
HUC8 Number08060100
HUC10 NameLake Mary-Mississippi River
HUC10 Number0806010006
HUC12 Name080601000600
HUC12 Number080601000600
Map
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Collection Day9
Collection Month2
Collection Year1993
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusestablished
Record TypePersonal communication
Disposalpreserved
Museum Cat NumberUSFWS, Natchitoches, LA
VerifierS.J. Nichols, USFWS, Ann Arbor, MI
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected7
Year Classadu/juv
Size2 - 20 mm


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/14/2019].

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