Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID117026
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateVT
CountyGrand Isle
LocalityLake Champlain, Windmill Point
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLake Champlain
HUC8 Number04150408
HUC10 NameLake Champlain
HUC10 Number0415040816
HUC12 NameLake Champlain
HUC12 Number041504081604
Map
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Collection Day9
Collection Month8
Collection Year1993
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayshipping
Statusestablished
CommentsZebra mussel was attached to a clam.
Record TypePersonal communication
DisposalVT ANR
Museum Cat NumberWaterbury
VerifierJim Kellogg, biologist Vermont Ag. Nat. Res., Wate
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Year Classadult
Size>20 mm


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/14/2019].

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