Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID261361
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateTX
CountyGrayson
LocalityLake Texoma [Red River] between Dennison Dam and Eisenhower State Park
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLake Texoma
HUC8 Number11130210
HUC10 NameDenison Dam-Red River
HUC10 Number1113021005
HUC12 NameDenison Dam-Red River
HUC12 Number111302100505
Map
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Collection Day3
Collection Month4
Collection Year2009
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusestablished
CommentsSee voucher photo. Subsequent search of the area found no additional mussels.
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierRobert Howells, (ret.) TX Dept of Parks & Wildlife
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size12.2 mm length
Photo



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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/23/2019].

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