Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID117331
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateNY
CountyChautauqua
LocalityChautauqua Lake [near Jamestown]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameConewango
HUC8 Number05010002
HUC10 NameChautauqua Lake
HUC10 Number0501000202
HUC12 NameBig Inlet-Chautauqua Lake
HUC12 Number050100020202
Map
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Collection Month7
Collection Year1995
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusestablished
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierNew York Dept. Env. Cons. biologists
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collectedfew
Size7 mm


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/16/2021].

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