Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1447359
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateTX
CountyTarrant
LocalityWest Fork Trinity River, at Lake Worth
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower West Fork Trinity
HUC8 Number12030102
HUC10 NameLake Worth-West Fork Trinity River
HUC10 Number1203010201
HUC12 NameLive Oak Creek-Lake Worth
HUC12 Number120301020104
Map
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Collection Year2017
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft | dispersed
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:31100
Author:Texas Parks and Wildlife Department
Date:2017
Title:The zebra mussel threat
Reference 2
Ref. Number:36789
Author:Texas Parks and Wildlife Department.
Date:2021
Title:Lake Worth fully infested with zebra mussels.
Comments2017 TPWD classification as an Postive Lake. Texas designated this as an established population in August 2021.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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