Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID862454
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StatePA
CountyLuzerne
LocalitySusquehanna River, Nescopeck Bridge (Route 93)
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameUpper Susquehanna-Lackawanna
HUC8 Number02050107
HUC10 NameMiddle Susquehanna River
HUC10 Number0205010703
HUC12 NameCity of Berwick-Susquehanna River
HUC12 Number020501070307
Map
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Collection Day28
Collection Month6
Collection Year2012
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft | dispersed
Statusunknown
CommentsOne found during 640 minutes of survey.
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierW. Ettinger, Normandeau Associates, Inc.
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/22/2019].

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