Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1243999
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateTN
CountyCampbell
LocalityClinch River, at Norris Lake
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameUpper Clinch
HUC8 Number06010205
HUC10 NameNorris Lake-Clinch River
HUC10 Number0601020511
HUC12 NameClinch River-Norris Lake
HUC12 Number060102051106
Map
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Collection Day9
Collection Month2
Collection Year2016
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft | dispersed
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:28461
Author:Simmons, Morgan.
Date:2016
Title:Invasive mussels spreading into area lakes.
Publisher:The Knoxville News Sentinal
CommentsFound at marina on a dock removed from the water that had been submerged for eight years. Zebra mussels may have arrived in the reservoir 8-10 prior.
Record TypeLiterature
VerifierTennessee Wildlife Resource Agency
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collectedmany


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/16/2021].

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