Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID117716
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateAR
CountyPope
LocalityArkansas River, Dardanelle Reservoir, in the main channel (near Arkansas Nuclear One), Russellville
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameDardanelle Reservoir
HUC8 Number11110202
HUC10 NameLower Lake Dardanelle
HUC10 Number1111020211
HUC12 NameIllinois Bayou-Lake Dardanelle
HUC12 Number111102021104
Map
+
Collection Day23
Collection Month6
Collection Year1997
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusestablished
CommentsThis translated to a high density of adults one month later.
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierDr. Charlie Gagen, Arkansas Tech University
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected67K/sq.m
Year Classjuvenile


Disclaimer:

The data represented on this site vary in accuracy, scale, completeness, extent of coverage and origin. It is the user's responsibility to use these data consistent with their intended purpose and within stated limitations. We highly recommend reviewing metadata files prior to interpreting these data.

Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/18/2021].

Contact us if you are using data from this site for a publication to make sure the data are being used appropriately and for potential co-authorship if warranted. For queries involving fish, please contact Matthew Neilson. For queries involving invertebrates, contact Amy Benson.