Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1320356
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateIA
CountyMuscatine
LocalityMississippi River, RM 450.8, 3.9 mi S Muscatine, River Trading Company dock, Pool 17
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameCopperas-Duck
HUC8 Number07080101
HUC10 NamePine Creek-Mississippi River
HUC10 Number0708010106
HUC12 NameFourth Slough-Mississippi River
HUC12 Number070801010605
Map
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Collection Day25
Collection Month6
Collection Year2003
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:28787
Author:Vinsel, R., and J. Tiemann
Date:2016
Title:Exotic aquatic mollusk collections in the Illinois Natural History Survey.
Publisher:Illinois Natural History Survey
Record TypeSpecimen
Museum Cat NumberNULL
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected40


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/23/2019].

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