Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID117308
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateIN
CountyMarshall
LocalityLake Maxinkuckee at Culver
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameTippecanoe
HUC8 Number05120106
HUC10 NameBruce Lake Outlet-Tippecanoe River
HUC10 Number0512010606
HUC12 NameLake Maxinkuckee
HUC12 Number051201060601
Map
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Collection Day8
Collection Month6
Collection Year1995
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusestablished
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierThomas Lauer, biologist, Purdue Univ., West Lafaye
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collectedseveral
Year Classadult
Size20 mm


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [8/4/2020].

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