Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID261700
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StatePA
CountyArmstrong
LocalityAllegheny River, just N of Kittanning at Tarrtown
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameMiddle Allegheny-Redbank
HUC8 Number05010006
HUC10 NameAllegheny River
HUC10 Number0501000611
HUC12 NameGarretts Run-Allegheny River
HUC12 Number050100061107
Map
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Collection Day15
Collection Month6
Collection Year2009
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusestablished
CommentsFouled water intake pipes in the river.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2022]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [12/2/2022].

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