Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID280966
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateKY
CountyLawrence
LocalityTug Fork River
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameBig Sandy
HUC8 Number05070204
HUC10 NameWhites Creek-Big Sandy River
HUC10 Number0507020404
HUC12 NameTabor Creek-Big Sandy River
HUC12 Number050702040401
Map
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Collection Year2000
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusestablished
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/22/2019].

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