Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1258612
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateIN
CountyKosciusko
LocalityCenter Lake, in Warsaw
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameTippecanoe
HUC8 Number05120106
HUC10 NameWalnut Creek-Tippecanoe River
HUC10 Number0512010602
HUC12 NameRuple Ditch-Tippecanoe River
HUC12 Number051201060205
Map
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Collection Day3
Collection Month5
Collection Year2016
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft | dispersed
Statusunknown
CommentsFound attached to two boats, one of which had been never left the lake in four years. Considered an early detection.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
VerifierIndiana Dept. of Natural Resources
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [11/15/2019].

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