Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID887459
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateAL
CountyColbert
LocalityTennessee River, TRM 249.0, tail end of 3rd island of the Buck Island complex, ca. 100 m. from the island, [point estimated 2.4 air miles ENE center Pride], [Pride Quad].
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NamePickwick Lake
HUC8 Number6030005
HUC10 NameTennessee River-Pickwick Lake
HUC10 Number0603000508
HUC12 NameCoffee Slough-Tennessee River
HUC12 Number060300050808
Map
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Collection Day11
Collection Month8
Collection Year1999
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:25977
Author:North Carolina State Museum of Natural Sciences
Date:2013
Title:North Carolina State Museum of Natural Sciences invertebrate collection. Accessed through GBIF data portal, http://data.gbif.org/datasets/resource/8100
Publisher:North Carolina State Museum of Natural Sciences
Record TypeSpecimen
DisposalNorth Carolina State Museum of Natural Sciences invertebrate collection
Museum Cat NumberNCSM 6079
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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