Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1258622
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateTX
CountyWood
LocalityLake Fork Reservoir [Lake Fork Creek]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLake Fork
HUC8 Number12010003
HUC10 NameRunning Creek-Case Lake
HUC10 Number1201000302
HUC12 NameLong Branch-Case Lake
HUC12 Number120100030205
Map
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Collection Day9
Collection Month11
Collection Year2015
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft | dispersed
Statusunknown
CommentsIdentification of specimen was confirmed by PCR of internal tissue.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
Museum Cat NumberU.S. Geological Survey
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Year Classveliger
Sizeveliger


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [7/13/2024].

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