Specimen Information

Dreissena polymorpha
Dreissena polymorpha
(zebra mussel)

Specimen ID117448
Common Namezebra mussel
CountyWest Baton Rouge
LocalityMississippi River (R.M. 222) at Dow Chemical Company just south of Baton Rouge
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Mississippi-Baton Rouge
HUC8 Number08070100
HUC10 NameMiddle Mississippi River
HUC10 Number0807010001
HUC12 NameManchac Point
HUC12 Number080701000104
Collection Month12
Collection Year1995
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
CommentsThis record from the Southern Region Zebra Mussel Newsletter published by the Louisiana Sea Grant and U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierDr. Tom Dietz, LSU Zool. & Phys. Dept., Baton Roug
Year Classveliger


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