Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1467314
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateOH
CountyMonroe
LocalityOhio River, Fly Sisterville Ferry
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLittle Muskingum-Middle Island
HUC8 Number05030201
HUC10 NameFrench Creek-Ohio River
HUC10 Number0503020110
HUC12 NameMill Creek-Ohio River
HUC12 Number050302011006
Map
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Collection Day7
Collection Month8
Collection Year2010
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft | dispersed
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:19747
Author:Central Hardwoods Invasive Plant Network.
Date:2010
Title:Joint Aquatic Invasive Species Survey, 2010
Publisher:University of Georgia
CommentsMostly used as a ferry crossing, ramp surrounded by grass and dirt, large cement ramp, rooted vegetation mats 25 ft from shoreline
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [8/13/2020].

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