Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID117417
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateIA
CountyDes Moines
LocalityMississippi River (R.M. 404) at Burlington, Iowa
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameFlint-Henderson
HUC8 Number07080104
HUC10 NameSpring Creek-Mississippi River
HUC10 Number0708010415
HUC12 NameDry Branch-Mississippi River
HUC12 Number070801041502
Map
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Collection Day14
Collection Month8
Collection Year1995
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusestablished
CommentsSettling veliger value was 0/m2.
Record TypePersonal communication
Disposalethanol
VerifierAquaTech Environmental, Inc., Clarence, New York
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected67968/m3
Year Classveliger


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/13/2019].

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