Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID117020
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateTN
CountyHamilton
LocalityTennessee River (R.M. 471.0) at Chickamauga Lock and Dam near Chattanooga, TN AL
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameMiddle Tennessee-Chickamauga
HUC8 Number06020001
HUC10 NameDallas Lake-Tennessee River
HUC10 Number0602000106
HUC12 NameTennessee River-Chickamauga Lake
HUC12 Number060200010609
Map
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Collection Day14
Collection Month7
Collection Year1993
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusestablished
Record TypePersonal communication
Disposalformalin
Museum Cat NumberTVA, Chattanooga, TN
VerifierJohn Jenkinson, TVA, Chattanooga 615-751-6903
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected15
Year Classadult
Size13 - 31 mm


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2022]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/5/2022].

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