Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID271958
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateLA
CountyRapides
LocalityRed River at Overton Lock and Dam (#2) [~10 SE of Alexandria]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Red
HUC8 Number08040301
HUC10 NameWiggins Bayou-Red River
HUC10 Number0804030102
HUC12 NameWilliams Lake-Red River
HUC12 Number080403010201
Map
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Collection Day25
Collection Month8
Collection Year2010
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusestablished
CommentsSee voucher photos.
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected6
Year Classadult
Photo



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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [8/15/2020].

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