Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1468314
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateAL
CountyLauderdale
LocalityTennessee River, in Pickwick Lake west of Florence
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NamePickwick Lake
HUC8 Number06030005
HUC10 NameTennessee River-Pickwick Lake
HUC10 Number0603000508
HUC12 NameCoffee Slough-Tennessee River
HUC12 Number060300050808
Map
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Collection Day31
Collection Month7
Collection Year2018
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft | dispersed
Statusestablished
CommentsFew juveniles observed. Many empty shells present. Significantly less live mussels that in 2017.
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected5


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [11/28/2020].

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