Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID255108
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
CountryCanada
StateONT
LocalityLake Ontario, EPA Station ON33M
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLake Ontario
HUC8 Number04150200
HUC10 NameLake Ontario
HUC10 Number0415020002
HUC12 NameLake Ontario
HUC12 Number041502000200
Map
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Collection Day2
Collection Month9
Collection Year2005
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayshipping ballast water
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:17806
Author:EPA Great Lakes National Program Office.
Date:2008
Title:EPA Monitoring Data.
CommentsDepth = 20m; post-veliger
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected8539.34/m3


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/17/2019].

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