Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID116414
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 Day5
Collection Month5
Collection Year1991
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayshipping
Statusestablished
CommentsThe clam shell containing zebra mussels on the outside of the clam shell half found washed up on the beach near the newly constructed Hammond Marina.
Record TypeLiterature
VerifierThe Aquasphere Project, Dolton, IL
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected8


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