Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID860005
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateKS
CountyMiami
LocalityLake Miola (Paola City) [Dorsey Branch]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Marais Des Cygnes
HUC8 Number10290102
HUC10 NameHillsdale Lake
HUC10 Number1029010201
HUC12 NameMiloa Lake-South Wea Creek
HUC12 Number102901020107
Map
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Collection Day26
Collection Month5
Collection Year2015
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft | dispersed
Statusestablished
CommentsAngler snagged a fishing rod covered in live mussels. Multiple year classes of adult zebra mussels were detected..."
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierKansas Dept. of Wildlife, Parks, and Tourism
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collectedmany
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/15/2019].

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