Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID164455
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateIN
CountyWhitley
LocalityBlue Lake [~2 mi W of Churubusco]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameEel
HUC8 Number05120104
HUC10 NameBlue River
HUC10 Number0512010401
HUC12 NameMud Run-Blue River
HUC12 Number051201040102
Map
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Collection Year1999
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusestablished
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [8/15/2020].

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