Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID118434
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateOH
CountyColumbiana
LocalityOhio River at East Liverpool, OH
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameUpper Ohio
HUC8 Number05030101
HUC10 NameKings Creek-Ohio River
HUC10 Number0503010111
HUC12 NameCarpenter Run-Ohio River
HUC12 Number050301011103
Map
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Collection Month6
Collection Year1999
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusestablished
CommentsAlso measured 3000/m2 on samplers. This report from the minutes of the Ohio River Valley Ecosystem, Mussel Subgroup Meeting, Nov. 3-4, 1999.
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierGreg Zimmerman, Env.Sci.Inc., 800-940-4025
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected5000/m2
Year Classadult


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