Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID116717
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateAL
CountyMadison
LocalityTennessee River (R.M. 336-339) in upper Wheeler Reservoir at Hobbs Island
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameWheeler Lake
HUC8 Number6030002
HUC10 NameTennessee River-Wheeler Lake
HUC10 Number0603000209
HUC12 NameBartee Branch-Tennessee River
HUC12 Number060300020904
Map
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Collection Day18
Collection Month6
Collection Year1992
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker fishing, boating
Statusestablished
Record TypePersonal communication
Disposaldried
Museum Cat NumberTVA Norris, TN
VerifierSteve Ahlstedt, biologist, TVA, Norris, TN
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Year Classadult
Size20.5 mm


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