Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1658356
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateKS
CountyEllsworth
LocalityKanopolis Reservoir
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameMiddle Smoky Hill
HUC8 Number10260006
HUC10 NameKanopolis Lake-Smoky Hill River
HUC10 Number1026000606
HUC12 NameSmoky Hill River-Kanopolis Lake
HUC12 Number102600060608
Map
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Collection Day20
Collection Month6
Collection Year2012
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusunknown
Comments1 adult found in stilling basin in 2011. Reproducing population confirmed in the reservoir the following year.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
VerifierWesley Daniel (USGS)
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected40


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [6/16/2024].

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