Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID261507
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateMO
CountyOsage
LocalityMissouri River (R.M. 117.1) just downstream from Chamois at a powerplant intake
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Missouri-Moreau
HUC8 Number10300102
HUC10 NameBailey Creek-Missouri River
HUC10 Number1030010216
HUC12 NameDeer Creek-Missouri River
HUC12 Number103001021606
Map
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Collection Day14
Collection Month5
Collection Year2009
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statuscollected
CommentsAttached to a submersed water pump.
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collectedseveral
Year Classadult
Size1.25 inches length


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/27/2021].

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