Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID261246
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateLA
CountyPointe Coupee
LocalityMississippi River (R.M. 262) 25 mi. north of Baton Rouge at Gulf States Utilities River Bend Station
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Mississippi-Baton Rouge
HUC8 Number08070100
HUC10 NameMiddle Mississippi River
HUC10 Number0807010001
HUC12 NameProfit Island
HUC12 Number080701000103
Map
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Collection Month5
Collection Year1994
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusestablished
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
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordlocale
VerifierKeith Stoma, biologist, Gulf States Util.
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected100-300/gal
Year Classveliger
Size100 microns


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