Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID117022
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateOH
CountySandusky
LocalityWhite Star Park Quarry near Gibsonburg, Ohio
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameCedar-Portage
HUC8 Number04100010
HUC10 NameMiddle Portage River
HUC10 Number0410001004
HUC12 NameSugar Creek
HUC12 Number041000100401
Map
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Collection Month5
Collection Year1993
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayshipping
Statusestablished
CommentsMay have been brought in to the quarry on SCUBA equipment.
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierFred Snyder, Ohio Sea Grant, Port Clinton, 419-635
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collectedmany
Year Classadult
Size1 mm +


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/19/2021].

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