Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID116412
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateIN
CountyLake
LocalityLake Michigan near Hammond, IN
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLake Michigan
HUC8 Number04190000
HUC10 NameLake Michigan
HUC10 Number0419000002
HUC12 NameLake Michigan
HUC12 Number041900000200
Map
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Collection Day21
Collection Month7
Collection Year1991
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayshipping
Statusestablished
CommentsMussel density on steel surfaces noted as approximately twice the density as wooden surfaces.
Record TypeLiterature
VerifierThe Aquasphere Project, Dolton, IL
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected35/sq.ft


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