Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1417467
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateNE
CountyCedar
LocalityMissouri River, at Lake Yankton
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLewis and Clark Lake
HUC8 Number10170101
HUC10 NameBeaver Creek-Missouri River
HUC10 Number1017010112
HUC12 NameLake Yankton-Missouri River
HUC12 Number101701011204
Map
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Collection Day25
Collection Month7
Collection Year2017
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft | dispersed flood
Statusestablished
CommentsAttached is a picture of the zebra mussel that was found by a swimmer and turned into SD GFP. Nebraska's press release of the find is also attached.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
VerifierNebraska Game and Parks Commission
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Photo



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