Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID117015
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateTN
CountyStewart
LocalityCumberland River (R.M. 103) at Cumberland City Steam Plant
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Cumberland
HUC8 Number05130205
HUC10 NameSaline Creek-Cumberland River
HUC10 Number0513020504
HUC12 NameBig Elk Creek-Cumberland River
HUC12 Number051302050403
Map
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Collection Day15
Collection Month6
Collection Year1993
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusestablished
Record TypePersonal communication
Disposalformalin
Museum Cat NumberTVA, Chattanooga, TN
VerifierC.J. James, TVA, 615-855-7422
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected125/m3
Year Classjuvenile


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/27/2021].

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