Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID117021
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateOH
CountyFranklin
LocalityScioto River, at Griggs Reservoir, (an impoundment adjacent to the Dublin Road Water Treatment Plant, approximately 1 mile west of the state capitol
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameUpper Scioto
HUC8 Number05060001
HUC10 NameIndian Run-Scioto River
HUC10 Number0506000112
HUC12 NameDry Run-Scioto River
HUC12 Number050600011205
Map
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Collection Day15
Collection Month7
Collection Year1993
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusestablished
Record TypePersonal communication
Disposalethanol
Museum Cat NumberColumbus Div. of Water
VerifierRick McGill, Perry Orndorff, Columbus Div. of Wate
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected5
Year Classveliger
Size198 um


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/26/2021].

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