Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID264011
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateMO
CountyJackson
LocalityLake Lotawana (West Fork Sni-A-Bar Creek, ~0.1 mi below Hwy 7)
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Missouri-Crooked
HUC8 Number10300101
HUC10 NameSni-A-Bar Creek
HUC10 Number1030010105
HUC12 NameWest Fork Sni-A-Bar Creek
HUC12 Number103001010501
Map
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Collection Day16
Collection Month10
Collection Year2009
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statuscollected
CommentsFound on a jon boat prop that had never left the creek.
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected3
Year Classadult
Size1.0-1.5 cm
Number Preserved3


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [8/13/2020].

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