Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID238855
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateNY
CountyCortland
LocalityWest Branch Tioughnioga River in Homer at Water St. pedestrian bridge
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameChenango
HUC8 Number02050102
HUC10 NameWest Branch Tioughnioga River
HUC10 Number0205010202
HUC12 NameDry Creek-West Branch Tioughnioga River
HUC12 Number020501020205
Map
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Collection Day16
Collection Month7
Collection Year2007
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusestablished
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierDr. Ed Masteller, (retired) Penn State Univ.
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected2


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/23/2019].

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