Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1406841
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateTX
CountyComal
LocalityGuadalupe River at Canyon Lake (marina)
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameUpper Guadalupe
HUC8 Number12100201
HUC10 NameGuadalupe River-Canyon Lake
HUC10 Number1210020104
HUC12 NameJentsch Creek-Canyon Lake
HUC12 Number121002010406
Map
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Collection Day8
Collection Month6
Collection Year2017
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft | dispersed
Statusunknown
Reference 1
Ref. Number:30030
Author:Texas Parks and Wildlife Department.
Date:2017
Title:Zebra mussels discovered in Canyon Lake.
Reference 2
Ref. Number:32223
Author:Western Regional Panel Members
Date:2018
Title:Member Update Reports for the Western Regional Panel Meeting
Publisher:Aquatic Nuisance Species Task Force Western Regional Panel
Pages:52
CommentsFound on a boat that been stored in a marina. As of October 2018, this reservoir was designated as established by officials.
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recorddrainage
VerifierTexas Parks and Wildlife Department
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [6/1/2020].

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