Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID259014
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateMD
CountyHarford
LocalitySusquehanna River at Conowingo Dam, Darlington [in Conowingo Village]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Susquehanna
HUC8 Number02050306
HUC10 NameSusquehanna River
HUC10 Number0205030617
HUC12 NameRock Run-Susquehanna River
HUC12 Number020503061713
Map
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Collection Day24
Collection Month11
Collection Year2008
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft | dispersed flood
Statusunknown
Reference 1
Ref. Number:24106
Author:Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection.
Date:2008
Title:Zebra Mussel Found on Susquehanna River at Conowingo Dam in Maryland.
Publisher:Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection.
CommentsFound alive inside a hydroelectric plant water intake.
Record TypeLiterature
VerifierPennsylvania Dept. Env. Protection
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size0.5 in.


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [12/10/2019].

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