Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID118188
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateOH
CountyAthens
LocalityHocking River at Hockingsport, OH
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameHocking
HUC8 Number05030204
HUC10 NameFourmile Creek-Hocking River
HUC10 Number0503020410
HUC12 NameFrost Run-Hocking River
HUC12 Number050302041004
Map
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Collection Year1997
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusestablished
CommentsSampling plate covered complete.
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierDr. Tom Waters, Ohio Biological Survey, Columbus
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collectedmany
Year Classjuvenile


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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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