Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1632834
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateVT
CountyAddison
LocalityLake Dunmore, near Salisbury
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameOtter Creek
HUC8 Number04150402
HUC10 NameMiddlebury River-Otter Creek
HUC10 Number0415040203
HUC12 NameLeicester River
HUC12 Number041504020305
Map
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Collection Day17
Collection Month10
Collection Year2019
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:33799
Author:Addison County Independent
Date:2019
Title:Zebra mussels confirmed in Lake Dunmore
Publisher:Addison County Independent
CommentsThe Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Lakes and Ponds Program has confirmed the presence of adult zebra mussels (Dreissena polymorpha), an aquatic invasive species, in Lake Dunmore.
Record TypeLiterature
VerifierVermont Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC)
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/27/2021].

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