Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1460391
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateOH
CountyErie
LocalityLake Erie, at Sandusky Bay
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLake Erie
HUC8 Number04120200
HUC10 NameLake Erie
HUC10 Number0412020003
HUC12 NameLake Erie
HUC12 Number041202000300
Map
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Collection Day29
Collection Month8
Collection Year2017
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayshipping ballast water | dispersed
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:31326
Author:Bowen, A.
Date:2018
Title:Invasive Species Catch 2017
Publisher:U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Record TypeLiterature
VerifierU.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number CollectedNA


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [12/10/2019].

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