Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID117899
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateLA
CountyTerrebonne
LocalityIntracoastal Waterway where it intersects the Houma Navigational Canal just outside Houma
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameWest Central Louisiana Coastal
HUC8 Number08090302
HUC10 NameBayou Cutoff-Lake Fields
HUC10 Number0809030205
HUC12 NameBayou Terrebonne
HUC12 Number080903020501
Map
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Collection Day25
Collection Month9
Collection Year1997
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusestablished
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierYvonne C. Allen, Louisiana State University
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected4
Year Classadult
Size2.7 - 11.3 mm


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/19/2021].

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