Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID862458
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StatePA
CountyVenango
LocalitySandy Creek, at Rt. 965 bridge just SW of Polk
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameMiddle Allegheny-Tionesta
HUC8 Number05010003
HUC10 NameSandy Creek
HUC10 Number0501000308
HUC12 NameSandy Creek-Allegheny River
HUC12 Number050100030804
Map
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Collection Day8
Collection Month8
Collection Year2007
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusfailed
CommentsOne empty shell found, no live specimens in 40 minute survey.
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/19/2021].

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