Specimen Information

Dreissena polymorpha
Dreissena polymorpha
(zebra mussel)

Specimen ID1397753
Common Namezebra mussel
LocalityLake Andrew
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLong Prairie
HUC8 Number07010108
HUC10 NameLake Carlos
HUC10 Number0701010801
HUC12 NameLake Mary
HUC12 Number070101080104
Collection Day5
Collection Month9
Collection Year2016
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Reference 1
Ref. Number:24369
Author:Center for Invasive Species and Ecosystem Health.
Title:EDDMapS: Early detection and distribution mapping system
Publisher:The University of Georgia
CommentsAn individual from a resort on Andrew Lake (21008500), Douglas County found a couple zebra mussels on swimming buoys on September 5, 2016. Pictures were provided to Mark Ranweiler. Justin Swart, Douglas County, visited the site on September 9, 2016 and took pictures of the zebra mussels and counted approximately 25 ZMs on two buoys all about 1/4 inch in size. Justin also found two ZMs on the public water access dock.; EDDMapS report
Record TypeLiterature
VerifierGary Montz


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/23/2021].

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