Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID117102
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateKY
CountyMcLean
LocalityGreen River (R.M. 74) at the D.B. Wilson Generating Plant near Livermore, Kentucky
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameMiddle Green
HUC8 Number05110003
HUC10 NameLewis Creek-Green River
HUC10 Number0511000305
HUC12 NameElk Creek-Green River
HUC12 Number051100030505
Map
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Collection Day27
Collection Month5
Collection Year1994
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusestablished
CommentsThis report from a phone conversation with Jackie Thompson on 9/6/94. - AJB Mussels probably dropped off a barge.
Record TypePersonal communication
Disposaldiscarded
VerifierJackie Thompson, biologist, Big River Electric Cor
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected6
Year Classadult
Size20 - 25 mm


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [8/14/2020].

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