Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID153368
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateKY
CountyWayne
LocalityCumberland River (R.M. 495) at Lake Cumberland (Conley Bottom area, N of Monticello)
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameUpper Cumberland-Lake Cumberland
HUC8 Number05130103
Map
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Collection Year2001
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusestablished
CommentsFound in an area of the reservoir known as Conley Bottom after they apparently caused a motor to overheat in a resident rental houseboat on the reservoir.
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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