Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID887458
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateMA
CountyBerkshire
LocalityLaurel Lake, in Lee, southeast side, at outflow, at entrance to paved concrete outflow, amidst contained riprap (flows to Housatonic River), just before Lake Road Crossing, off Route 20
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameHousatonic
HUC8 Number01100005
HUC10 NameHeadwaters Housatonic River
HUC10 Number0110000501
HUC12 NameGoose Pond Brook-Housatonic River
HUC12 Number011000050105
Map
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Collection Day31
Collection Month7
Collection Year2009
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker fishing, boating
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:26212
Author:GBIF
Date:2013
Title:Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF) Database.
Publisher:Global Biodiversity Information Facility
Reference 2
Ref. Number:25960
Author:Harvard University
Date:2013
Title:Museum of Comparative Zoology specimen collection. Accessed through GBIF data portal, http://data.gbif.org/datasets/resource/14100
Publisher:Harvard University
Record TypeSpecimen
Disposalpreserved
Museum Cat NumberMCZ 382556
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [4/23/2019].

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