Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID156261
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
CountryCanada
StateONT
LocalityNiagara River
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameNiagara
HUC8 Number04120104
HUC10 NameNiagara
HUC10 Number0412010400
HUC12 Name041201040000
HUC12 Number041201040000
Map
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Collection Month10
Collection Year1992
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayshipping
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:9084
Author:Mills, E.L., R.M. Dermott, E.F. Roseman, D Dustin, E. Mellina, D.B. Conn, and A.P. Spidle
Date:1993
Title:Colonization, ecology, and population structure of the quagga mussel (Bivalvia: Dreissenidae) in the lower Great Lakes.
Journal:Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences
Volume:50
Pages:2305-2314
CommentsCollections taken from 10/1992 to early 11/1992.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected354
SizeMean=9.9 mm


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