Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID155836
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateMS
CountyHarrison
LocalityMississippi Sound between Cat Island and Gulfport [~15-20 km S of Gulfport, MS]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameMississippi Coastal
HUC8 Number03170009
HUC10 NameShip Island Pass-Mississippi Sound
HUC10 Number0317000908
HUC12 NameShip Island Pass-Mississippi Sound
HUC12 Number031700090804
Map
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Collection Day14
Collection Month2
Collection Year2002
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusestablished
CommentsLatitude and longitude are approximately where the trawl began sampling. Specimens could not have survived long in marine waters.
Record TypePersonal communication
Earliest RecordCounty
VerifierShelton, Doug
Freshwater/MarineMarine
Number Collected3
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/24/2021].

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