Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID117364
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateLA
CountyConcordia
LocalityMississippi River (R.M. 306) in the Lower Old River near the Old River Lock
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Red
HUC8 Number08040301
HUC10 NameLong Bayou-Red River
HUC10 Number0804030105
HUC12 NameOutflow Channel-Red River
HUC12 Number080403010505
Map
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Collection Day12
Collection Month9
Collection Year1995
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusestablished
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierTim Mihuc, Louisiana State University
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/14/2019].

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