Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID117019
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateAL
CountyLauderdale
LocalityTennessee River (R.M. 259.4) at Wilson Lock and Dam near Florence, AL
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NamePickwick Lake
HUC8 Number6030005
HUC10 NameTennessee River-Pickwick Lake
HUC10 Number0603000508
HUC12 NameMcKieman Creek-Tennessee River
HUC12 Number060300050801
Map
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Collection Day13
Collection Month7
Collection Year1993
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker fishing, boating
Statusestablished
Record TypePersonal communication
Disposalformalin
Museum Cat NumberTVA, Norris, TN
VerifierSteve Ahlstedt, TVA, 615-632-1781
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected3
Year Classadult
Size13.7 - 17.9 mm


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