Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID159418
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateOK
CountyKay
LocalityKaw Lake (Bear Cr. Cove) on the Arkansas River [See Kaw City, OK]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameKaw Lake
HUC8 Number11060001
HUC10 NameKaw Lake-Arkansas River
HUC10 Number1106000104
HUC12 NameBear Creek
HUC12 Number110600010404
Map
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Collection Day19
Collection Month7
Collection Year2004
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusestablished
Record TypePersonal communication
Earliest Recordcounty
VerifierDr. Joe Bidwell, OSU
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Year Classveliger


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [8/4/2020].

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