Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID257941
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateIA
CountyLinn
LocalityCedar River at the Duane Arnold Energy Center just N of the town of Palo
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameMiddle Cedar
HUC8 Number07080205
HUC10 NameBlue Creek-Cedar River
HUC10 Number0708020515
HUC12 NameNelson Creek-Cedar River
HUC12 Number070802051504
Map
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Collection Day28
Collection Month10
Collection Year2008
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statuscollected
CommentsFound on a water supply pump removed from for maintenance.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2022]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/27/2022].

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