Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID261247
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateLA
CountyPlaquemines
LocalityMississippi River (R.M. 56) below Bell Chasse [Harlem]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Mississippi-New Orleans
HUC8 Number08090100
HUC10 NameMississippi River LaPlace to Pilottown
HUC10 Number0809010001
HUC12 NameMississippi River-Bonnet Carre Spillway
HUC12 Number080901000101
Map
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Collection Year1993
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
CommentsNone found in 1994.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Year Classadult


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