Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID614680
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateTX
CountyBell
LocalityBelton Lake
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLeon
HUC8 Number12070201
Map
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Collection Day19
Collection Month9
Collection Year2013
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayshipping ballast water | dispersed
Statusextirpated
CommentsThree size classes present. At several locations throughout the lake. Texas Parks and Wildlife Dept. press release, Sept. 26, 2013. However, by late 2016, the population appears to have eventually failed on its own.
Record TypePersonal communication
Fresh Marine IntroFreshwater
Number Collectedmany


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2017]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [3/29/2017].

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