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Zebra mussel

Dreissena polymorpha

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Saarbrigger
Saarbrigger 11 years ago
zebra mussel
Dreissena polymorpha Zebra mussel


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Peter Rühr
Peter Rühr 11 years ago

I'm pretty sure it's zebra mussels. I found them in the Rhine, too, they looked pretty much the same... Thanks!

Saarbrigger
Saarbrigger 11 years ago

How did the shape look like?

Was it a triangula and under the dirth they had a structur "zebra like"?: Dreissena polymorpha (zebra mussel)

Was it found nearby a river/creek ?: Unio crassus (thick shelled river mussel)

or...

When I see how they are gorwn in bulk of mussels I think its the "Dreissena polymorpha (zebra mussel)".

Peter Rühr
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Peter Rühr

Gemeinde Traunkirchen, Oberösterreich, Austria

Spotted on Oct 1, 2010
Submitted on Jul 20, 2011

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