Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID158057
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StatePA
CountyAllegheny
LocalityAllegheny River (R.M. 6.7) at Lock 2 [in Aspinwall, NE Pittsburgh]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Allegheny
HUC8 Number05010009
HUC10 NameAllegheny River
HUC10 Number0501000903
HUC12 NameAllegheny River-Ohio River
HUC12 Number050100090308
Map
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Collection Day28
Collection Month12
Collection Year2000
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:13726
Author:Fowles, M.
Date:2004
Title:Status of the zebra mussel in the Pittsburgh district.
Publisher:US Army Corps of Engineers, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Pages:4
CommentsA large number of mussels were found encrusting a turbine shaft during a routine inspection.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collectedmany


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/23/2019].

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