Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID261248
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateLA
CountySt. Mary
LocalityGrand Lake [~10 mi NW of Morgan City]
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameAtchafalaya
HUC8 Number08080101
Map
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Collection Month5
Collection Year1994
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statuscollected
Record TypePersonal communication
Earliest Recordlocale
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Year Classadult


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [11/24/2020].

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