Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID117313
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateTN
CountyRhea
LocalityTennessee River (R.M. 533) at mouth of the Piney River near Spring City, Tennessee.
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameWatts Bar Lake
HUC8 Number06010201
HUC10 NamePiney River
HUC10 Number0601020105
HUC12 NameLower Piney River
HUC12 Number060102010503
Map
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Collection Month10
Collection Year1994
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusestablished
Record TypePersonal communication
Disposalpreserved
Museum Cat NumberTVA Aq. Bio. Lab, No
VerifierC.J. Jaynes, TVA biologist, Norris, TN
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Year Classadult
Size23 mm


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [2/19/2020].

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