Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID158427
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StatePA
CountyErie
LocalityConneauttee Creek [just S of Edinboro, PA]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameFrench
HUC8 Number05010004
HUC10 NameFrench Creek
HUC10 Number0501000409
HUC12 NameConneauttee Creek-French Creek
HUC12 Number050100040903
Map
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Collection Year2001
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:13758
Author:Parendes, L., and J. Ashley.
Date:2003
Title:Zebra mussel invasion in Edinboro Lake and Conneauttee Creek, Pennsylvania.
Journal:Poster Presentation at the 2003 Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers, 3-5 March 2003, New Orleans, LA
CommentsZebra mussels can be found two miles downstream in this creek from the outlet of Edinboro Lake. Densities on natural substrate were ~13/m2, ~400/m2 on artificial substrate.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Year Classveliger


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