Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID261007
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateIN
CountyElkhart
LocalitySt. Joseph River [just W of Bristol]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSt. Joseph
HUC8 Number04050001
HUC10 NamePuterbaugh Creek-Saint Joseph River
HUC10 Number0405000120
HUC12 NameSheep Creek-Saint Joseph River
HUC12 Number040500012004
Map
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Collection Day19
Collection Month3
Collection Year2009
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayshipping ballast water
Statuscollected
CommentsSee voucher photos. Attached to a native mussel.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Photo



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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/18/2021].

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