Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1653667
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateKY
CountyMarshall
LocalityTennessee River, at Kentucky Lake
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameKentucky Lake
HUC8 Number06040005
HUC10 NameJonathan Creek-Kentucky Lake
HUC10 Number0604000510
HUC12 NamePisgah Creek-Kentucky Lake
HUC12 Number060400051004
Map
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Collection Day17
Collection Month7
Collection Year2017
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusunknown
Reference 1
Ref. Number:25944
Author:Ueda, K., J. Belmonte, A. Shepard, P. Leary, and S. Loarie.
Date:2021
Title:iNaturalist.org
Publisher:California Academy of Sciences
CommentsZebra mussels attached to a snail. On observation of Cipangopaludina chinensis: https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/64116070.
Record TypeLiterature
VerifierUSGS NAS staff
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected3


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