Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID117703
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateIN
CountyDearborn
LocalityOhio River (R.M. 496) at Aurora, IN
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameMiddle Ohio-Laughery
HUC8 Number05090203
HUC10 NameGunpowder Creek-Ohio River
HUC10 Number0509020308
HUC12 NameTaylor Creek-Ohio River
HUC12 Number050902030802
Map
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Collection Year1995
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusestablished
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierUSFWS - Ohio River Islands NWR Parkersburg, WV
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [8/12/2020].

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