Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1385140
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateOH
CountyLucas
LocalityCrane Creek at Ottawa National Wildlife Refuge
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameCedar-Portage
HUC8 Number04100010
HUC10 NameCedar Creek-Frontal Lake Erie
HUC10 Number0410001007
HUC12 NameCrane Creek-Frontal Lake Erie
HUC12 Number041000100702
Map
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Collection Year2002
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayshipping ballast water | dispersed
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:14841
Author:Bowers, R., J.C. Sudomir, M.W. Kershner, and F.A. de Szalay
Date:2005
Title:The effects of predation and unionid burrowing on bivalve communities in a Laurentian Great Lake coastal wetland.
Journal:Hydrobiologia
Volume:545
Pages:93-102
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected10,000/m2


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/27/2021].

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