Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1406852
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateAL
CountyJefferson
LocalityBlack Warrior River, RM 381, Bankhead Reservoir, just north of Franklin Ferry Road Bridge
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameUpper Black Warrior
HUC8 Number03160112
HUC10 NameBig Yellow Creek-Black Warrior River
HUC10 Number0316011202
HUC12 NameShoal Creek-Black Warrior River
HUC12 Number031601120203
Map
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Collection Day13
Collection Month6
Collection Year2017
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft | dispersed
Statusunknown
CommentsSparse, only 8 observed at the site.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
VerifierAlabama Dept. Conservation and Natural Resources
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected8
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [12/5/2020].

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