Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID116718
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateTN
CountyMarion
LocalityTennessee River (R.M. 430.0) at Marion County Park just upstream from Nickajack L/D where I-24 crosses the river
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameMiddle Tennessee-Chickamauga
HUC8 Number06020001
HUC10 NameNickajack Lake-Tennessee River
HUC10 Number0602000112
HUC12 NameLower Nickajack Lake-Tennessee River
HUC12 Number060200011204
Map
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Collection Day3
Collection Month11
Collection Year1992
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusestablished
Record TypePersonal communication
Disposalformalin
Museum Cat NumberTVA Norris, TN
VerifierSteve Ahlstedt, biologist, TVA, Norris, TN
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Year Classadult
Size19 mm


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