Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1464444
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateTX
CountyTarrant
LocalityDenton Creek, at southern end of Grapevine Lake
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameDenton
HUC8 Number12030104
HUC10 NameLower Denton Creek
HUC10 Number1203010403
HUC12 NameDove Creek-Grapevine Lake
HUC12 Number120301040306
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Collection Day22
Collection Month6
Collection Year2018
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:31525
Author:Texas Parks and Wildlife Department
Date:2018
Title:Invasive zebra mussels found in Grapevine Lake.
CommentsFound just one mussel on a sampler in 2018. Listed as fully infested by the state as of July 2020.
Record TypeLiterature
VerifierU.S. Geological Survey
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Year Classjuvenile


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/20/2021].

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