Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID117332
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateOH
CountyDelaware
LocalityAlum Creek Reservoir, north of Columbus, Ohio near Westerville
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameUpper Scioto
HUC8 Number05060001
HUC10 NameHeadwaters Alum Creek
HUC10 Number0506000114
HUC12 NameAlum Creek Dam-Alum Creek
HUC12 Number050600011404
Map
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Collection Day31
Collection Month7
Collection Year1995
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusestablished
CommentsThis report from Ohio Sea Grant's Twine Line publication, August 1995.
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierU.S. Army Corps of Engineers biologists
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected> 200


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/19/2021].

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