Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID116151
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateMI
CountyBay
LocalityLake Huron, mouth of the Saginaw River at a power plant intake
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSaginaw
HUC8 Number04080206
HUC10 NameSaginaw River
HUC10 Number0408020602
HUC12 NameCity of Bay City-Saginaw River
HUC12 Number040802060204
Map
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Collection Month6
Collection Year1991
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayshipping
Statusestablished
Record TypePersonal communication
Disposal"formalin, Stored in office"
VerifierWalter Hoagman, Sea Grant Agent(See Contact)
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected18
Size2 - 4 mm


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/26/2021].

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