Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID116492
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateMN
CountyHouston
LocalityMississippi River (R.M. 694.5) Pool 8, just south of La Crosse, Wisconsin
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameCoon-Yellow
HUC8 Number07060001
HUC10 NameMormon Creek-Mississippi River
HUC10 Number0706000105
HUC12 NameLock and Dam #8-Mississippi River
HUC12 Number070600010504
Map
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Collection Day2
Collection Month10
Collection Year1992
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusestablished
Record TypePersonal communication
Disposalethanol
Museum Cat NumberUSACOE St. Paul, MN
VerifierTim Peterson, US Army COE, St. Paul Dist., St. Pau
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Year Classadult
Size10 mm


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/17/2021].

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