Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1464102
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateKY
CountyLewis
LocalityOhio River
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameOhio Brush-Whiteoak
HUC8 Number05090201
HUC10 NameSalt Lick Creek-Ohio River
HUC10 Number0509020102
HUC12 NameRock Run-Ohio River
HUC12 Number050902010207
Map
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Collection Year2006
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:31483
Author:Angradi, T.R.
Date:2018
Title:Nonindigenous mollusks and amphipods in the upper Mississippi drainage.
Publisher:US Environmental Protection Agency
Reference 2
Ref. Number:17968
Author:Grigorovich, I.A., T.R. Angradi, and C.A. Stepien
Date:2008
Title:Occurrence of the quagga mussel (Dreissena bugensis) and the zebra mussel (Dreissena polymorpha) in the Upper Mississippi River system.
Journal:Journal of Freshwater Ecology
Volume:23
Issue:3
Pages:429-435
Record TypeLiterature
VerifierU.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected2


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [12/11/2019].

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