Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID155903
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateNY
CountyErie
LocalitySeneca Shoals, in the eastern basin of Lake Erie near Buffalo
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLake Erie
HUC8 Number04120200
HUC10 NameLake Erie
HUC10 Number0412020003
HUC12 NameLake Erie
HUC12 Number041202000300
Map
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Collection Day26
Collection Month10
Collection Year1993
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayshipping
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:13248
Author:Adrian, D.J., T.A. Ferro, and H.T. Keppner.
Date:1994
Title:Relative abundance of zebra mussels (Dreissena polymorpha) and quagga mussels (Dreissena bugensis) in Eastern Lake Erie.
Publisher:Wisconsin Sea Grant
Pages:401-407
CommentsDreissena polymorpha and Dreissena bugensis collected from this site. D. polymorpha represented 39% of the population sampled. (See paper).
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1360


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