Specimen Information

Dreissena polymorpha
Dreissena polymorpha
(zebra mussel)

Specimen ID293221
Common Namezebra mussel
CountySan Benito
LocalityHollister, in a pump at Ridgemark Golf Course
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NamePajaro
HUC8 Number18060002
HUC10 NameLower San Benito River
HUC10 Number1806000207
HUC12 NameBird Creek-San Benito River
HUC12 Number180600020705
Collection Day25
Collection Month10
Collection Year2012
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft | dispersed
CommentsFive mussels found alive in the Diablo pump (uppermost pump in the system). The source of these mussels came from untreated water from San Justo Reservoir, already infested with zebra mussels.
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierCalifornia Dept. of Fish and Game
Number Collected5 live


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [6/14/2024].

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