Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID116806
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateNY
CountyAlbany
LocalityHudson River at buoy 55, Castleton
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameMiddle Hudson
HUC8 Number02020006
HUC10 NameHannacrois Creek-Hudson River
HUC10 Number0202000604
HUC12 NameVlockie Kill-Hudson River
HUC12 Number020200060405
Map
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Collection Month8
Collection Year1992
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft | canal
Statusestablished
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierD.Strayer, J.Powell, W.Walton, E.Mellina/Hudson R.
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1000
Year Classadult


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [11/30/2020].

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