Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID117461
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateLA
CountyJefferson
LocalityMississippi River (R.M. 104) at Entergy's Nine Mile Power Plant near New Orleans, 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
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 Collected11.6/L
Year Classveliger


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/21/2019].

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