Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID156285
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateNY
LocalitySt. Lawrence River (NY/Canada Border)
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameRaisin River-St. Lawrence River
HUC8 Number04150310
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
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1391
SizeMean= 16.4 mm


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