Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID117121
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateLA
CountyPlaquemines
LocalityMississippi River (R.M. 10) at the mouth near Venice, LA
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Mississippi-New Orleans
HUC8 Number08090100
HUC10 NameMississippi River LaPlace to Pilottown
HUC10 Number0809010001
HUC12 NameMississippi River-Grand Pass
HUC12 Number080901000102
Map
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Collection Month10
Collection Year1994
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusestablished
CommentsFound while cleaning filter on flash evaporator.
Record TypePersonal communication
Disposalpreserved
Museum Cat NumberUSFWS-Baton Rouge, LA
VerifierJohn Forester, USFWS, Baton Rouge, LA 504-388-4243
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected20
Year Classadult


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/20/2021].

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