Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID118182
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateOH
CountyMeigs
LocalityOhio River (R.M. 205) (just below Belleville Lock and Dam)
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameUpper Ohio-Shade
HUC8 Number05030202
HUC10 NamePond Creek-Ohio River
HUC10 Number0503020204
HUC12 NameForked Run-Ohio River
HUC12 Number050302020404
Map
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Collection Year1998
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusestablished
CommentsThis report from the Ohio River Valley Ecosystem Mollusk Subgroup Meeting, Nov. 4-5, 1998 in Marietta, OH
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierUSFWS, Ohio River NWR
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected3000/m2


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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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