Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1320723
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateTX
CountyTarrant
LocalityWest Fork Trinity River, at Lake Worth, near Fort Worth
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower West Fork Trinity
HUC8 Number12030102
HUC10 NameLake Worth-West Fork Trinity River
HUC10 Number1203010201
HUC12 NameLive Oak Creek-Lake Worth
HUC12 Number120301020104
Map
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Collection Day28
Collection Month6
Collection Year2016
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft | dispersed
Statusunknown
CommentsTexas Parks and Wildlife Dept. press release June 29, 2016.
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierTexas Parks and Wildlife Dept.
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number CollectedSeveral
Year Classadult


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/13/2019].

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