Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID117828
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateNY
CountyClinton
LocalityLake Champlain at Alburg Center (STA 46) near Point Au Fer (east of Cooperville, NY)
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLake Champlain
HUC8 Number04150408
HUC10 NameLake Champlain
HUC10 Number0415040816
HUC12 NameLake Champlain
HUC12 Number041504081604
Map
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Collection Day4
Collection Month8
Collection Year1997
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayshipping
Statusestablished
CommentsFrom a Vermont DEC memorandum on zebra mussel distribution, September 24, 1997.
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierVermont DEC biologists
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collectedsee size
Year Classveliger
Size15,022/cu.m.


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/20/2021].

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