Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID785867
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateMD
CountyCecil
LocalityChesapeake Bay, eastern shoreline of Susquehanna Flats between Rocky and Red points
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameUpper Chesapeake Bay
HUC8 Number02060001
HUC10 NameUpper Chesapeake Bay
HUC10 Number0206000100
HUC12 NameUpper Chesapeake Bay
HUC12 Number020600010000
Map
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Collection Day17
Collection Month11
Collection Year2014
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft | dispersed
Statusestablished
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected52
Year Classadult


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [8/13/2020].

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