Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID269723
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateIN
CountyLake
LocalityRobinson Lake, a 14-acre borrow pit lake just off I-65 [Robinson Park, S side of Gary]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLittle Calumet-Galien
HUC8 Number04040001
HUC10 NameDeep River-Portage Burns Waterway
HUC10 Number0404000105
HUC12 NameCity of Merrillville-Turkey Creek
HUC12 Number040400010505
Map
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Collection Day3
Collection Month4
Collection Year2010
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayshipping ballast water
Statusestablished
Record TypeNAS sighting report
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/22/2021].

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