Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID118435
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateKY
CountyGreenup
LocalityOhio River (~R.M. 341) upstream and downstream of the Greenup pool [Greenup Lock & Dam just north of Franklin Furnace, OH]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLittle Scioto-Tygarts
HUC8 Number05090103
HUC10 NameIce Creek-Ohio River
HUC10 Number0509010301
HUC12 NameGrays Branch-Ohio River
HUC12 Number050901030107
Map
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Collection Year1999
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusestablished
CommentsZebra mussels were reported as out of control. This report from the minutes of the Ohio River Valley Ecosystem, Mussel Subgroup Meeting, Nov. 3-4, 1999.
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierHeidi Dunn, 636-447-5355
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Year Classadult


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