Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1546622
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateTX
CountyTravis
LocalityWalter E. Long Reservoir [Decker Creek]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Colorado-Cummins
HUC8 Number12090301
HUC10 NameWillbarger Creek-Colorado River
HUC10 Number1209030101
HUC12 NameDecker Creek-Colorado River
HUC12 Number120903010107
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Collection Month5
Collection Year2019
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft | dispersed
Statusunknown
Reference 1
Ref. Number:33145
Author:Texas Parks and Wildlife.
Date:2019
Title:The Zebra Mussel Threat
CommentsZebra mussels or their larvae have been detected on more than one occasion.
Record TypeLiterature
VerifierTexas Parks and Wildlife
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/20/2021].

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