Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID117018
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateTN
CountyLoudon
LocalityTennessee River (R.M. 602.4) at Fort Loudon Lock and Dam near Lenoir City, TN
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameWatts Bar Lake
HUC8 Number06010201
HUC10 NameSinking Creek-Tennessee River
HUC10 Number0601020102
HUC12 NameOutlet Fort Louden Lake
HUC12 Number060102010211
Map
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Collection Day12
Collection Month7
Collection Year1993
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusestablished
Record TypePersonal communication
Disposalformalin
Museum Cat NumberTVA, Norris, TN
VerifierSteve Ahlstedt, TVA, 615-632-1781
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected8
Year Classadult
Size12.4 - 23.7 mm


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