Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID270185
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateOK
CountyKay
LocalityLake Ponca [in Ponca City]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameKaw Lake
HUC8 Number11060001
HUC10 NameKaw Dam-Arkansas River
HUC10 Number1106000105
HUC12 NamePonca Lake
HUC12 Number110600010502
Map
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Collection Day21
Collection Month4
Collection Year2010
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statuscollected
CommentsAngler pulled up a piece of carpet with one zebra mussel attached.
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Year Class1
Sizeadult


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [8/10/2020].

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