Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID253737
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateNY
CountyWarren
LocalityLake George at Sandy Bay [at Cleverdale]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLake Champlain
HUC8 Number04300108
HUC10 NameLake George-La Chute
HUC10 Number0430010802
HUC12 NameHeadwater Lake George
HUC12 Number043001080201
Map
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Collection Day1
Collection Month5
Collection Year2006
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayshipping ballast water
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:19606
Author:Wimbush, J., M.E. Frischer, J.W. Zarzynski, and S.A. Nierzwicki-Bauer
Date:2009
Title:Eradication of colonizing populations of zebra mussels (Dreissena polymorpha) by early detection and SCUBA removal: Lake George, NY.
Journal:Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems
Volume:19
Pages:703-713
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected337


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