Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID117371
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateLA
CountyAssumption
LocalityAtchafalaya River Basin near the Belle River about 9 miles north of its confluence with Flat Lake (just north of Morgan City, LA)
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameWest Central Louisiana Coastal
HUC8 Number08090302
HUC10 NameGrand Bayou-Lake Verret
HUC10 Number0809030201
HUC12 NameBay Natchez-Bayou Grosbec
HUC12 Number080903020107
Map
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Collection Day17
Collection Month3
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 [10/17/2019].

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