Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID541469
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateKY
CountyJefferson
LocalityOhio River at RM 596.5, ORSANCO survey site OH596.5RDB
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSilver-Little Kentucky
HUC8 Number05140101
HUC10 NameGoose Creek-Ohio River
HUC10 Number0514010106
HUC12 NameLentizier Creek-Ohio River
HUC12 Number051401010605
Map
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Collection Day22
Collection Month10
Collection Year2009
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Title:Ohio River nonindigenous aquatic species 1992 - 2010 (unpublished).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 Collected1606


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [5/28/2020].

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