Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1655173
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateAL
CountyTuscaloosa
LocalityPeques Creek, at Holt Reservoir (Black Warrior River)
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameUpper Black Warrior
HUC8 Number03160112
HUC10 NameDavis Creek-Black Warrior River
HUC10 Number0316011203
HUC12 NamePeques Creek
HUC12 Number031601120304
Map
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Collection Day28
Collection Month11
Collection Year2020
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker
Statusestablished
Commentsthousands of zebra mussels were observed on every hard structure including sticks, logs, stumps, support pilings on piers, boat hulls.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
VerifierWesley Daniel (USGS)
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected10000
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/16/2021].

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