Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID117324
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateLA
CountySt. Landry
LocalityBayou Courtableau near Courtableau, LA
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameAtchafalaya
HUC8 Number08080101
HUC10 NameMiddle Atchafalaya River
HUC10 Number0808010102
HUC12 NameBayou Courtableau-Bayou Fordoche
HUC12 Number080801010204
Map
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Collection Year1995
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusestablished
CommentsThis report from Louisiana Sea Grant ZM Newsletter Vol. 2(1).
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Year Classadult
Size12-20 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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