Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID117296
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateIN
CountySwitzerland
LocalityOhio River (R.M. 531.5) at Markland Hydroelectric Station at Markland Dam, Markland, IN (2 mi W of Florence, IN)
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameMiddle Ohio-Laughery
HUC8 Number05090203
HUC10 NameBig Bone Creek-Ohio River
HUC10 Number0509020310
HUC12 NameCraigs Creek-Ohio River
HUC12 Number050902031006
Map
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Collection Day15
Collection Month2
Collection Year1994
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusestablished
Record TypeSpecimen
Disposal8 preserved
Museum Cat NumberINHS 15672
VerifierKevin Cummings, Illinois Natural History Survey
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected25


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [8/12/2020].

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