Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID261379
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateNY
CountyErie
LocalityLake Erie, 1 km offshore [W of Wendt Beach Park]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLake Erie
HUC8 Number04120200
HUC10 NameLake Erie
HUC10 Number0412020003
HUC12 NameLake Erie
HUC12 Number041202000300
Map
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Collection Day18
Collection Month7
Collection Year1990
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayshipping ballast water
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:18599
Author:Riessen, H.P., T.A. Ferro, amd R.A. Kamman.
Date:1993
Title:Distribution of zebra mussel (Dreissena polymorpha) veligers in easter Lake Erie during the first year of colonization.
Publisher:Lewis Publishers
Pages:143-152
Record TypeLiterature
Verifier
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Year Classveliger


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [4/10/2020].

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