Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1320660
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StatePA
CountyLuzerne
LocalityLake Took-A-While, near Berwick
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameUpper Susquehanna-Lackawanna
HUC8 Number02050107
HUC10 NameMiddle Susquehanna River
HUC10 Number0205010703
HUC12 NameCity of Berwick-Susquehanna River
HUC12 Number020501070307
Map
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Collection Day16
Collection Month5
Collection Year2016
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft | dispersed
Statusestablished
CommentsVery abundant on every hard substrate including the riprap on eastern shore of lake.
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Year Classadult


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/15/2019].

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