Specimen Information

Dreissena polymorpha
Dreissena polymorpha
(zebra mussel)

Specimen ID117453
Common Namezebra mussel
CountySt. Charles
LocalityMississippi River (R.M. 130) at Entergy's Li'l Gypsy Power Plant near Montz, Louisiana
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Mississippi-Baton Rouge
HUC8 Number08070100
HUC10 NameMiddle Mississippi River
HUC10 Number0807010001
HUC12 NameClaiborne Island
HUC12 Number080701000105
Collection Day9
Collection Month1
Collection Year1996
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
CommentsThis record was reported in the Southern Region Newsletter published by the Louisiana Sea Grant and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierDr. Bruce Thompson, Yvonne Allen, LSU Coastal Fish
Number Collected0.91/L
Year Classveliger


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