Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID117973
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateIN
CountyPorter
LocalityFlint Lake [just N of Valparaiso, IN]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameKankakee
HUC8 Number07120001
HUC10 NameCrooked Creek-Kankakee River
HUC10 Number0712000110
HUC12 NameWest Branch Crooked Creek
HUC12 Number071200011002
Map
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Collection Day29
Collection Month6
Collection Year1998
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusestablished
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierDavid Barnes, fisheries biologist
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Year Classadult


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [4/3/2020].

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