Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1546626
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateTX
LocalityColorado River, at O.H. Ivie Reservoir
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameMiddle Colorado
HUC8 Number12090106
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Collection Month3
Collection Year2019
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft | dispersed
Statusunknown
Reference 1
Ref. Number:33146
Author:Texas Parks and Wildlife
Date:2019
Title:TPWD Fall Zebra Mussel Sampling Found No New Infested Lakes.
CommentsZebra mussels or their larvae have been found only once in recent years.
Record TypeLiterature
VerifierTexas Parks and Wildlife
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/13/2019].

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