Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID166209
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateLA
CountyLafourche
LocalityBayou Lafourche
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameEast Central Louisiana Coastal
HUC8 Number08090301
Map
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Collection Day10
Collection Month5
Collection Year2006
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusestablished
CommentsAttached to roots of wild taro growing on the banks. See voucher photos.
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/14/2019].

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