Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID153609
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateKY
CountyCarlisle
LocalityMississippi River Mile 936.1 (Lower River Mile) at Columbus, KY
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Mississippi-Memphis
HUC8 Number08010100
HUC10 NameBrewer Lake-Mississippi River
HUC10 Number0801010002
HUC12 NameIslands 2,3, and 4-Mississippi River
HUC12 Number080101000201
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
Commentsincorrect Lat reported in source, corrected
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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