Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID158363
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateAL
LocalityGuntersville Lake
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameGuntersville Lake
HUC8 Number6030001
Map
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Collection Year1995
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker fishing, boating
Statusestablished
CommentsFound attached to Asian clams. 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 TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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