Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID117458
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateLA
CountySt. Charles
LocalityMississippi River (R.M. 129) at Entergy's Waterford 3 Power Plant near Killona, Louisiana
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Mississippi-Baton Rouge
HUC8 Number08070100
HUC10 NameMiddle Mississippi River
HUC10 Number0807010001
HUC12 NameClaiborne Island
HUC12 Number080701000105
Map
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Collection Day31
Collection Month1
Collection Year1996
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusestablished
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
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected0.25/L
Year Classveliger


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/20/2019].

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