Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID153486
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateOH
CountyPortage
LocalityBerlin Lake near Deerfield
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameMahoning
HUC8 Number05030103
HUC10 NameDeer Creek-Mahoning River
HUC10 Number0503010302
HUC12 NameIsland Creek-Mahoning River
HUC12 Number050301030204
Map
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Collection Day17
Collection Month8
Collection Year2001
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:13726
Author:Fowles, M.
Date:2004
Title:Status of the zebra mussel in the Pittsburgh district.
Publisher:US Army Corps of Engineers, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Pages:4
CommentsObserved along the eastern shoreline near the Mill Creek Recreation Area Boat Launch Ramp over approximately 1/2 mile of exposed shoreline.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected250
Year Classadult
Size6 - 13 mm


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/20/2021].

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