Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID157050
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateKS
CountyButler
LocalityWalnut River, at El Dorado Lake [=Reservoir] [at El Dorado]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameUpper Walnut River
HUC8 Number11030017
HUC10 NameEl Dorado Lake-Walnut River
HUC10 Number1103001703
HUC12 NameEl Dorado Lake
HUC12 Number110300170306
Map
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Collection Day25
Collection Month8
Collection Year2003
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusestablished
Record TypePersonal communication
Earliest Recordstate
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Year Classjuv/adu
Size2-25 mm
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/17/2021].

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