Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID153637
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateAR
CountyLonoke
LocalityPlum Bayou at a county bridge crossing in extreme SW corner of county
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Arkansas-Maumelle
HUC8 Number11110207
HUC10 NamePlum Bayou
HUC10 Number1111020705
HUC12 NameBeaverdam Bayou-Plum Bayou
HUC12 Number111102070502
Map
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Collection Day2
Collection Month10
Collection Year1998
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusestablished
CommentsCollected on PVC pipe left in Plum Bayou from 7/28 to 10/2/98. Site is about 3 miles from the pumping station that pumps water from Arkansas River into canal leading to Plum Bayou. [See map in paper file]
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Year Classjuvenile
Size0.8 mm ?


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/26/2021].

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