Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID153608
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateIL
CountyMadison
LocalityMississippi River (R.M. 202.9), Mel Price Lock & Dam #26 near Alton, IL
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NamePeruque-Piasa
HUC8 Number07110009
HUC10 NamePortage Des Sioux-Mississippi River
HUC10 Number0711000904
HUC12 NameCity of Alton-Mississippi River
HUC12 Number071100090402
Map
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Collection Year2001
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:13041
Author:Elderkin, C.L., P.L. Klerks, and E. Theriot
Date:2001
Title:Shifts in allele and genotype frequencies in zebra mussels, Dreissena polymorpha, along the latitudinal gradient formed by the Mississippi River.
Journal:Journal of the North American Benthological Society
Volume:20
Issue:4
Pages:595-605
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/19/2021].

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