Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID242513
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateCA
CountySan Benito
LocalitySan Justo Reservoir [just SW of Hollister]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NamePajaro
HUC8 Number18060002
HUC10 NameLower San Benito River
HUC10 Number1806000207
HUC12 NameSan Juan Canyon
HUC12 Number180600020704
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Collection Day11
Collection Month1
Collection Year2008
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusestablished
CommentsHundreds of adult specimens observed. Initial sample brought in by a fisherman.
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Year Classadult
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