Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID262649
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateIN
CountyAllen
LocalitySt. Joseph River, downstream from the lowest dam at Johnny Appleseed Park in Fort Wayne
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSt. Joseph
HUC8 Number04100003
HUC10 NameSaint Joseph River
HUC10 Number0410000308
HUC12 NameBecketts Run-Saint Joseph River
HUC12 Number041000030806
Map
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Collection Day20
Collection Month8
Collection Year2009
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayshipping ballast water
Statuscollected
CommentsOnly one present.
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/26/2021].

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