Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID260723
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateMO
CountyJackson
LocalityMissouri River at Isle of Capri Casino, river mile 364.4, just downstream from I-35 bridge in Kansas City
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Missouri-Crooked
HUC8 Number10300101
HUC10 NameShoal Creek-Missouri River
HUC10 Number1030010103
HUC12 NameBuckeye Creek-Missouri River
HUC12 Number103001010301
Map
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Collection Day24
Collection Month2
Collection Year2009
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statuscollected
CommentsThis occurrence isn't technically on the Missouri River. The casino sits in a dug moat with a permanent connection to the river. Two found on the boat hull.
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected11


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [8/13/2020].

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