Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID117968
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateIN
CountyLaPorte
LocalityStone Lake [just W of La Porte, IN]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameKankakee
HUC8 Number07120001
HUC10 NameMill Creek-Kankakee River
HUC10 Number0712000104
HUC12 NameTravis Ditch
HUC12 Number071200010403
Map
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Collection Year1997
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusestablished
CommentsThis report from a Indiana Div. of Fish & Wildlife Zebra Mussel Sightings list May 22, 1998.
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Year Classadult


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [3/30/2020].

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