Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID116723
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateKY
CountyLivingston
LocalityCumberland River (R.M. 2.5) at confluence with the Ohio River near Smithland, KY
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Cumberland
HUC8 Number05130205
HUC10 NameLivingston Creek-Cumberland River
HUC10 Number0513020508
HUC12 NameHickory Creek-Cumberland River
HUC12 Number051302050807
Map
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Collection Day26
Collection Month5
Collection Year1993
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusestablished
Record TypePersonal communication
Disposaldried
Museum Cat NumberUSCG Warehouse
VerifierMaster Chief Urquahart, U.S. Coast Guard
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected50 - 60
Year Classadult
Size10 - 25 mm


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/16/2021].

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