Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID261244
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateLA
CountySt. John the Baptist
LocalityMississippi River (R.M. 145) at Kaiser Aluminum [in Grammercy]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Mississippi-Baton Rouge
HUC8 Number08070100
HUC10 NameMiddle Mississippi River
HUC10 Number0807010001
HUC12 NameClaiborne Island
HUC12 Number080701000105
Map
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Collection Year1994
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statuscollected
Reference 1
Ref. Number:18570
Author:Anonymous
Date:1994
Title:Lower Mississippi Valley zebra mussel newsletter.
Publisher:Louisiana Sea Grant, Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
Volume:1
Issue:Summer 1994
Pages:4 pp
CommentsWater temperature was 45 degrees.
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordlocale
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected30/sq. m.
Year Classadult
Size0.5-1.0 in


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