Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1635337
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateTX
CountyConcho
LocalityColorado River, at O.H. Ivie Lake near Concho Recreation Area boat ramp
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameMiddle Colorado
HUC8 Number12090106
HUC10 NameMustang Creek-Colorado River
HUC10 Number1209010601
HUC12 NameGrape Creek-Colorado River
HUC12 Number120901060104
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Collection Month11
Collection Year2019
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft | dispersed
Statusunknown
Reference 1
Ref. Number:34181
Author:Texas Parks and Wildlife Department
Date:2020
Title:Zebra Mussels Discovered for First Time in a West Texas Reservoir
CommentsSeveral sdults were previously found in March 2019 in a storage tank at the lake.
Record TypeLiterature
VerifierTexas Parks and Wildlife
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Year Classveliger


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [6/6/2020].

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