Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID261534
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
CountryCanada
StateONT
LocalityLake Erie, at Sunken Chicken Reef, Ontario [W of Pelee Island]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLake Erie
HUC8 Number04120200
HUC10 NameLake Erie
HUC10 Number0412020003
HUC12 NameLake Erie
HUC12 Number041202000300
Map
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Collection Day20
Collection Month4
Collection Year1990
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayshipping ballast water
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:18677
Author:Leach, J.H.
Date:1993
Title:Impacts of the zebra mussel (Dreissena polymorpha) on water quality and fish spawning reefs in western Lake Erie.
Publisher:Lewis Publishers
Pages:381-397
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected138,000/sq.m.
Year Classadult


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