Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID117081
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateTN
CountyDyer
LocalityMississippi River (R.M. 838.7) under Hwy 155 bridge (6 miles downriver from Caruthersville, Missouri)
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Mississippi-Memphis
HUC8 Number08010100
HUC10 NameBlue Bank Bayou-Mississippi River
HUC10 Number0801010005
HUC12 NameEverett Lake-Mississippi River
HUC12 Number080101000503
Map
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Collection Day29
Collection Month12
Collection Year1993
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusestablished
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierDon Hubbs, TN Wildl. Res. Ag., Camden TN 901-584-9
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected100's
Year Classadult


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [2/17/2020].

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