Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID117478
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateIL
CountyRock Island
LocalityMississippi River (R.M. 482.9) at Lock and Dam #15 at Rock Island, IL
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameCopperas-Duck
HUC8 Number07080101
HUC10 NameSpencer Creek-Mississippi River
HUC10 Number0708010104
HUC12 NameSugar Creek-Mississippi River
HUC12 Number070801010406
Map
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Collection Day13
Collection Month10
Collection Year1995
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:9173
Author:Cope, W.G., M.R. Bartsch, and R.R. Hayden
Date:1997
Title:Longitudinal patterns in abundance of the zebra mussel (Dreissena polymorpha) in the Upper Mississippi River.
Journal:Journal of Freshwater Ecology
Volume:12
Issue:2
Pages:235-238
Record TypeLiterature
VerifierGreg Cope, National Biological Service
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected3993/m2
Year Classjuvenile


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