Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID273131
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateMD
CountyCecil
LocalitySusquehanna River below Conowingo Dam
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Susquehanna
HUC8 Number02050306
HUC10 NameSusquehanna River
HUC10 Number0205030617
HUC12 NameRock Run-Susquehanna River
HUC12 Number020503061713
Map
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Collection Day7
Collection Month7
Collection Year2010
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusunknown
CommentsSee voucher photo.
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected10 live
Year Classadult
Size30 - 35 mm
Photo



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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/16/2019].

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