Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID154179
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateKY
CountyJefferson
LocalityOhio River (R.M. 595.2), Louisville
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSilver-Little Kentucky
HUC8 Number05140101
HUC10 NameBear Grass Creek-Ohio River
HUC10 Number0514010109
HUC12 NameFall Run-Ohio River
HUC12 Number051401010904
Map
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Collection Day1
Collection Month9
Collection Year1999
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:24058
Author:Illinois Natural History Survey.
Date:2002
Title:Mollusk records from collections of the Illinois Natural History Museum (unpublished data).
Record TypeLiterature
DisposalIllinois Natural History Survey
Museum Cat Number25575
VerifierK. S. Cummings
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected8
Specimen Impact8 Live, 8 Soft Parts.


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [8/21/2019].

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