Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID541459
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateIL
CountyHardin
LocalityOhio River at RM 891.9, ORSANCO survey site OH891.9RDB
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Ohio-Bay
HUC8 Number05140203
HUC10 NameBig Creek-Ohio River
HUC10 Number0514020305
HUC12 NameThreemile Creek-Ohio River
HUC12 Number051402030504
Map
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Collection Day16
Collection Month10
Collection Year2006
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Title:Ohio River nonindigenous aquatic species 1992 - 2010 (unpublished).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 Collected920


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [6/5/2020].

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