Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID117516
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateKY
CountyJessamine
LocalityKentucky River Pool #7 near Highbridge, KY.
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Kentucky
HUC8 Number05100205
HUC10 NameClear Creek-Kentucky River
HUC10 Number0510020507
HUC12 NameLittle Hickman Creek-Kentucky River
HUC12 Number051002050702
Map
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Collection Day5
Collection Month7
Collection Year1996
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusestablished
CommentsFrom a report Zebra Mussels in the Kentucky River July 1996 by the Kentucky River Authroity.
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierBrian Higgins, Kentucky River Authority, Frankfort
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Year Classveliger
Size1/m3


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