Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1657229
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateTX
LocalityPecan Bayou, at Lake Brownwood
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameJim Ned
HUC8 Number12090108
HUC10 NameLower Jim Ned Creek
HUC10 Number1209010802
HUC12 NameRocky Creek-Lake Brownwood
HUC12 Number120901080209
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Collection Month4
Collection Year2021
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaydispersed | hitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:35684
Author:Texas Parks and Wildlife Department.
Date:2021
Title:Zebra mussels detected at Lake Brownwood.
Journal:Press release.
Reference 2
Ref. Number:35849
Author:Texas Parks and Wildlife Department.
Date:2021
Title:Lake Brownwood, Medina Lake, and Inks Lake Now Fully “Infested” with Zebra Mussels
Publisher:Lake Brownwood, Medina Lake, and Inks Lake Now Fully “Infested” with Zebra Mussels
CommentsCollected at two sites 3 miles apart. No adults found. Desinated as established as of June 17, 2021.
Record TypeLiterature
VerifierTexas Parks and Wildlife Department
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Year Classveligers


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/18/2021].

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