Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID279353
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateKS
CountyEllsworth
LocalitySmoky Hill River, in stilling basin below Kanopolis Lake Dam
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Smoky Hill
HUC8 Number10260008
HUC10 NameSharps Creek-Smoky Hill River
HUC10 Number1026000801
HUC12 NameWiley Creek-Smoky Hill River
HUC12 Number102600080101
Map
+
Collection Day5
Collection Month10
Collection Year2011
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statuscollected
CommentsFound one adult during stilling basin salvage; one veliger in a plankton tow.
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected2
Year Classadult and veliger


Disclaimer:

The data represented on this site vary in accuracy, scale, completeness, extent of coverage and origin. It is the user's responsibility to use these data consistent with their intended purpose and within stated limitations. We highly recommend reviewing metadata files prior to interpreting these data.

Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [7/20/2024].

Contact us if you are using data from this site for a publication to make sure the data are being used appropriately and for potential co-authorship if warranted.

For general information and questions about the database, contact Wesley Daniel. For problems and technical issues, contact Matthew Neilson.