Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1724600
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateKS
CountyJohnson
LocalityGardner City Lake
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Kansas, Kansas
HUC8 Number10270104
HUC10 NameTurkey Creek-Kansas River
HUC10 Number1027010406
HUC12 NameSpoon Creek-Kill Creek
HUC12 Number102701040601
Map
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Collection Day18
Collection Month12
Collection Year2023
Year AccuracyActual
CommentsZebra mussel adults attached to dock reported by homeowner. KDWP staff also found many small adult zebra mussels attached to fish feeder in the lake.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
VerifierKansas Department of Wildlife, Parks, and Tourism
Number Collected100
Photo
Dreissena polymorpha
Dreissena polymorpha


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [7/24/2024].

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