Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID264966
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateMA
CountyBerkshire
LocalityLaurel Brook [outlet to Laurel Lake in Lee]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameHousatonic
HUC8 Number01100005
HUC10 NameHeadwaters Housatonic River
HUC10 Number0110000501
HUC12 NameGoose Pond Brook-Housatonic River
HUC12 Number011000050105
Map
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Collection Day23
Collection Month10
Collection Year2009
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:18934
Author:Anonymous
Date:2009
Title:Zebra mussel phase 1 assessment: physical, chemical, and biological evaluation of 20 lakes and the Housatonic River in Berkshire County, Massachusetts.
Publisher:Biodrawversity LLC, prepared for Massachusetts Dept of Conservation and Recreation, Lakes and Ponds Program.
Pages:23 pp
Reference 2
Ref. Number:21010
Author:Fanto, C.
Date:2011
Title:Zebra mussels are spreading.
Publisher:The Berkshire Eagle
Volume:8
Issue:10
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Year Classadult and veliger


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