Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID164755
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateOK
CountyPawnee
LocalityArkansas River at Keystone Lake
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Cimarron
HUC8 Number11050003
HUC10 NameKeystone Lake-Cimarron River
HUC10 Number1105000305
HUC12 NameLower Salt Creek-Cimarron River
HUC12 Number110500030509
Map
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Collection Month10
Collection Year2005
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusestablished
CommentsSparse in 2005, however in 2006, they were reported from all over the lake.
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size9 mm


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/19/2021].

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