Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID117312
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateOH
CountyMonroe
LocalityOhio River (R. M. 126.4) at Hannibal Lock and Dam near Hannibal, Ohio
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLittle Muskingum-Middle Island
HUC8 Number05030201
HUC10 NameFrench Creek-Ohio River
HUC10 Number0503020110
HUC12 NameHaynes Run-Ohio River
HUC12 Number050302011004
Map
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Collection Day20
Collection Month6
Collection Year1995
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusestablished
Record TypePersonal communication
Disposalpreserved
Museum Cat NumberUSACOE-Saltsburg, PA
VerifierMike Fowles, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers biologis
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected16
Year Classadult
Size14-23 mm


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [8/13/2020].

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