Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID116402
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateIN
CountyPorter
LocalityLake Michigan, Bailly Generating Station, Chesterton
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLittle Calumet-Galien
HUC8 Number04040001
HUC10 NameEast Arm Little Calumet River
HUC10 Number0404000104
HUC12 NameCoffee Creek-East Arm Little Calumet River
HUC12 Number040400010403
Map
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Collection Day20
Collection Month9
Collection Year1990
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayshipping
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:18902
Author:Kraft, Cliff.
Date:1990
Title:Zebra mussel update.
Journal:(Newsletters)
Publisher:Wisconsin Sea Grant Institute.
Volume:1-5
Issue:1-5
CommentsOn intake crib wall.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected50-100/sq.ft.
Year Classjuvenile


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