Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID116726
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateTN
CountyDavidson
LocalityCumberland River (R.M. 220) in Old Hickory Reservoir at Old Hickory Marina
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Cumberland-Old Hickory Lake
HUC8 Number05130201
HUC10 NameCumberland River
HUC10 Number0513020106
HUC12 NameCumberland River-Shutes Branch
HUC12 Number051302010605
Map
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Collection Day29
Collection Month6
Collection Year1993
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusestablished
CommentsPrior to this discovery the boat had been at Prairie du Chien, WI and then Cairo, IL.
Record TypePersonal communication
Disposaldryed
Museum Cat Numberkept by the collector
VerifierRobert Todd, TN Wildl.Res.Agency, Nashville, TN
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Year Classadult
Size20 mm


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [8/15/2020].

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