Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID253745
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateKS
CountyMarion
LocalityNorth Cottonwood River, at Marion Reservoir [just WNW of Marion]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameUpper Cottonwood
HUC8 Number11070202
HUC10 NameMarion Reservoir-Headwaters Cottonwood River
HUC10 Number1107020201
HUC12 NameSouth Cottonwood River-Cottonwood River
HUC12 Number110702020108
Map
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Collection Day28
Collection Month7
Collection Year2008
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusestablished
CommentsSeveral veligers also found.
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected2
Year Classjuvenile


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/17/2019].

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