Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID118176
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateIL
CountyPike
LocalityMississippi River (R.M. 308.5-309.0) [Shuck Island across from Hannibal, MO]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameThe Sny
HUC8 Number07110004
HUC10 NameBear Creek-Mississippi River
HUC10 Number0711000405
HUC12 NameFools Creek-Mississippi River
HUC12 Number071100040505
Map
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Collection Month8
Collection Year1998
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusestablished
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierTravis Moore, Missouri Dept. of Conservation
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/21/2019].

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