Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1657334
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StatePA
CountyClearfield
LocalityCurwensville Lake, at intake tower
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameUpper West Branch Susquehanna
HUC8 Number02050201
HUC10 NameUpper West Branch Susquehanna River
HUC10 Number0205020104
HUC12 NameCurwensville Dam-West Branch Susquehanna River
HUC12 Number020502010408
Map

NAS ARM

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Collection Day22
Collection Month4
Collection Year2021
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaydispersed current | unknown
Statusunknown
CommentsZebra Mussels were attached to woody debris that was recently removed from the base of the intake tower. It is uncertain whether the mussels were transported on the woody debris from another location in the waterway and carried to the intake tower, or whether they attached to the debris while it was at the intake tower.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
VerifierWesley Daniel (USGS)
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected200


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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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