Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1617640
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateIN
CountyMorgan
LocalityWhite River, near boater access south of Paragon
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameUpper White
HUC8 Number05120201
HUC10 NameButler Creek-White River
HUC10 Number0512020117
HUC12 NameBurkhart Creek-White River
HUC12 Number051202011702
Map

NAS ARM

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Collection Day18
Collection Month9
Collection Year2019
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft | dispersed
Statusunknown
CommentsReport and photo submitted to Indiana DNR Aquatic Invasive species program for identification
Record TypeNAS sighting report
VerifierIndiana Dept. of Natural Resources
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1012


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/13/2019].

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