Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID118187
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateWV
CountyBarbour
LocalityBuckhannon River at Hall, WV
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameTygart Valley
HUC8 Number05020001
HUC10 NameBuckhannon River
HUC10 Number0502000103
HUC12 NamePecks Run-Buckhannon River
HUC12 Number050200010307
Map
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Collection Month8
Collection Year1997
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusestablished
CommentsRevisted site in 1998, none found.
Record TypePersonal communication
DisposalWV DNR Elkins
VerifierJanet Clayton, WV DNR, Elkins
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Year Classjuvenile
Sizeseveral mm


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/23/2019].

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