Specimen Information

Dreissena polymorpha
Dreissena polymorpha
(zebra mussel)

Specimen ID293221
Common Namezebra mussel
CountySan Benito
Localitypump in Hollister at Ridgemark Golf Course
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NamePajaro
HUC8 Number18060002
Collection Day25
Collection Month10
Collection Year2012
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker fishing, boating | dispersed
CommentsFive mussels found alive in the Diablo pump (uppermost pump in the system). The source of these mussels came from untreated water from San Justo Reservoir, already infested with zebra mussels.
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierCalifornia Dept. of Fish and Game
Fresh Marine IntroFreshwater
Number Collected5 live

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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2017]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [6/27/2017].

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