Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID158360
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateLA
CountySt. Mary
LocalityWax Lake [~12 mi SW of Morgan City]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameAtchafalaya
HUC8 Number08080101
HUC10 NameLower Atchafalaya River
HUC10 Number0808010105
HUC12 NameWax Lake
HUC12 Number080801010503
Map
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Collection Year1995
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:23441
Author:Barrett-O'Leary, M.
Date:1995
Title:Southern Region Zebra Mussel Newsletter.
Publisher:Louisiana State University, Louisiana Sea Grant.
Volume:2
Issue:2
CommentsObserved on crawfish traps. Source: Southern Region Zebra Mussel Newsletter. Vol. 2 No. 2 Fall 1995. Published by the Louisiana Sea Grant and US Fish and Wildlife Service. 6 p.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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