Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID116487
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateWI
CountyCrawford
LocalityMississippi River (R.M. 647.9) at Lock and Dam No. 9 auxillary lock chamber, about 15 miles north of Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameCoon-Yellow
HUC8 Number07060001
HUC10 NameBloody Run-Mississippi River
HUC10 Number0706000110
HUC12 NamePicatee Creek-Mississippi River
HUC12 Number070600011001
Map
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Collection Day9
Collection Month9
Collection Year1992
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusestablished
Record TypePersonal communication
Disposalethanol
Museum Cat NumberUSFWS-EMTC, Onalaska, WI
VerifierTim Peterson, US Army COE, St. Paul Dist., St. Pau
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected2
Year Classadult
Size10-12 mm


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