Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID158359
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateLA
CountySt. Landry
LocalityBayou Courtableau [vicinity SW of Krotz Springs, LA]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameBayou Teche
HUC8 Number08080102
HUC10 NameBayou Cocodrie-Bayou Teche
HUC10 Number0808010206
HUC12 NameBayou Teche-Bayou Gerimond
HUC12 Number080801020607
Map
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Collection Year1995
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusestablished
CommentsSource: Southern Region Zebra Mussel Newsletter, Vol. 2 No. 2 Fall 1995. Published by the Louisiana Sea Grant and US Fish and Wildlife Service. Zebra mussels found attached to native mussels.
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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