Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID547265
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
CountryCanada
StateONT
LocalityLake Erie, Chickenolee Shoal [SE off Pelee Island]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLake Erie
HUC8 Number04260000
HUC10 NameLake Erie
HUC10 Number0426000002
HUC12 NameLake Erie
HUC12 Number042600000200
Map
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Collection Month10
Collection Year1989
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayshipping ballast water
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:9048
Author:Griffiths, R.W., D. Schloesser, J.H. Leach, and W.P. Kovalak
Date:1991
Title:Distribution and dispersal of zebra mussel (Dreissena polymorpha) in the Great Lakes region
Journal:Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences
Volume:48
Pages:1381-1388
CommentsDepth of sample 4 m.
Record TypeLiterature
Disposalpreserved in ethanol
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number CollectedSee reference
Year ClassSee reference
SizeSee reference


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