Specimen Information

Dreissena polymorpha
Dreissena polymorpha
(zebra mussel)

Specimen ID117459
Common Namezebra mussel
CountySt. Charles
LocalityMississippi River (R.M. 127) near Hahnville, Louisiana
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Mississippi-New Orleans
HUC8 Number08090100
HUC10 NameMississippi River LaPlace to Pilottown
HUC10 Number0809010001
HUC12 NameMississippi River-Bonnet Carre Spillway
HUC12 Number080901000101
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 Collected0.8/L
Year Classveliger


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [7/23/2024].

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