Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID118208
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateIA
CountyWoodbury
LocalityMissouri River (R.M. 716.8) about 15 mi S of Sioux City, IA at MidAmerican Energy intake.
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameBlackbird-Soldier
HUC8 Number10230001
HUC10 NamePigeon Creek-Missouri River
HUC10 Number1023000103
HUC12 NameBacon Creek-Missouri River
HUC12 Number102300010305
Map
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Collection Day12
Collection Month4
Collection Year1999
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusestablished
CommentsBarges pass within 30 feet of this intake.
Record TypePersonal communication
Disposalpreserved
Museum Cat NumberMidAmerican Energy, Sioux City, IA
VerifierU.S. Geological Survey, Gainesville, FL
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Year Classadult
Size24 mm
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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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