Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID541260
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateWV
CountyJackson
LocalityOhio River at RM 215.3, ORSANCO survey site OH215.3LDB
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameUpper Ohio-Shade
HUC8 Number05030202
HUC10 NameLittle Sandy Creek-Ohio River
HUC10 Number0503020208
HUC12 NameGroundhog Creek-Ohio River
HUC12 Number050302020802
Map
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Collection Day19
Collection Month10
Collection Year2010
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:25760
Author:Thomas, J., and J. Spaeth
Date:2012
Title:Ohio River nonindigenous aquatic species 1992 - 2010 (unpublished).
Publisher:Ohio River Valley Water Sanitation Commission
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1408


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/23/2019].

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