Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID262146
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateOK
CountyMarshall
LocalityLake Texoma, at a Washita River arm marina site
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Washita
HUC8 Number11130304
HUC10 NameLake Texhoma-Washita River
HUC10 Number1113030403
HUC12 NameRock Creek-Washita River
HUC12 Number111303040305
Map
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Collection Day12
Collection Month7
Collection Year2009
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusunknown
CommentsOne live specimen was recovered attached to a submerged fire extinguisher.
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierTexas Dept of Parks & Wildlife
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [8/7/2020].

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