Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID116407
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateIL
CountyCook
LocalityLake Michigan, Evanston Water and Sewer Dept., Evanston, IL
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NamePike-Root
HUC8 Number04040002
HUC10 NameWaukegan River-Frontal Lake Michigan
HUC10 Number0404000205
HUC12 NameDiversey Harbor-Frontal Lake Michigan
HUC12 Number040400020502
Map
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Collection Day17
Collection Month7
Collection Year1991
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayshipping
Statusestablished
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1-2/sq.m
Size6.5 - 25.0 mm


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/19/2021].

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