Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID269053
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
CountryCanada
StateONT
LocalitySt. Clair River near Corunna (6m)
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSt. Clair
HUC8 Number04090001
HUC10 Name0409000100
HUC10 Number0409000100
HUC12 Name040900010000
HUC12 Number040900010000
Map
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Collection Day7
Collection Month9
Collection Year1992
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayshipping ballast water
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:18417
Author:Ontario Federation of Anglers and Hunters (OFAH)
Date:2010
Title:Exotic species data for Ontario, Canada (unpublished).
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected75
Year Classadult
Size1-2 cm


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/20/2021].

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