Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID116435
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateWI
CountyTrempealeau
LocalityMississippi River (R.M. 714.2), Lock and Dam No. 6 near Trempealeau, Wisconsin
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLa Crosse-Pine
HUC8 Number07040006
HUC10 NameHalfway Creek-Mississippi River
HUC10 Number0704000601
HUC12 NameShingle Creek-Mississippi River
HUC12 Number070400060101
Map
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Collection Month7
Collection Year1992
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusestablished
CommentsBreeding size population of adults spread throughout lock chamber. Samples were provided to Diane Wallon, USFWS (608) 783-6451 for determination of breeding status.
Record TypePersonal communication
Disposalethanol
Museum Cat NumberUS Army COE, St. Paul, MN
VerifierTim Peterson, US Army COE, St. Paul, MN 612-220-0
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected60
Year Classadult
Size13 - 25 mm


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/20/2019].

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