Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1657040
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StatePA
CountyHuntingdon
LocalityRaystown Lake
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameRaystown
HUC8 Number02050303
HUC10 NameLower Raystown Branch Juniata River
HUC10 Number0205030308
HUC12 NameShy Beaver Creek-Raystown Lake
HUC12 Number020503030803
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NAS ARM

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Collection Day11
Collection Month3
Collection Year2021
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaydispersed current | hitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusunknown
CommentsOn the Proud Mary boat that has been in Raystown Lake since 1989. The boat had been out of the water over the winter and a staff member noticed three mussels attached to bottom of boat.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
VerifierWesley Daniel (USGS)
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected3
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [4/20/2021].

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