Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1649718
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateCT
CountyFairfield
LocalityCandlewood Lake, at southern tip of Vaughn's Neck
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameHousatonic
HUC8 Number01100005
HUC10 NameCandlewood Lake-Housatonic River
HUC10 Number0110000506
HUC12 NameCandlewood Lake
HUC12 Number011000050601
Map
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Collection Day22
Collection Month5
Collection Year2020
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusunknown
Reference 1
Ref. Number:34393
Author:Candlewood Lake Authority.
Date:2020
Title:Single zebra mussel discovered in Candlewood Lake.
CommentsOnly one observed, was removed.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Year Classjuvenile


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [7/13/2020].

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