Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID155737
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateIN
CountyPorter
LocalityFlint Lake [just N of Valparaiso, IN]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameKankakee
HUC8 Number07120001
HUC10 NameCrooked Creek-Kankakee River
HUC10 Number0712000110
HUC12 NameWest Branch Crooked Creek
HUC12 Number071200011002
Map
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Collection Year2000
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:24150
Author:Indiana Department of Natural Resources.
Date:2002
Title:Zebra Mussels.
Journal:Indiana Department of Natural Resources.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [4/6/2020].

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