Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID117314
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateKY
CountyLyon
LocalityCumberland River (R.M. 32.5) at the mouth of the canal connecting Lake Barkley and Kentucky Lake
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Cumberland
HUC8 Number05130205
HUC10 NameEddy Creek-Cumberland River
HUC10 Number0513020507
HUC12 NameDemumbers Creek-Cumberland River
HUC12 Number051302050708
Map
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Collection Day9
Collection Month6
Collection Year1994
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusestablished
CommentsDensity was 1.4/sq.m., 20 one-quarter meter quadrats sampled.
Record TypePersonal communication
Disposalpreserved
Museum Cat NumberTVA Aq.Bio.Lab, Norris, TN
VerifierBennie Kerley, TVA biologist, Norris, TN
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collectedfew
Year Classadult
Size8.8-15.3 mm


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