Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID116508
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateWI
CountyLa Crosse
LocalityBlack River in La Crosse, Wisconsin
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLa Crosse-Pine
HUC8 Number07040006
HUC10 NameLower La Crosse River
HUC10 Number0704000604
HUC12 NameSmith Valley Creek-La Crosse River
HUC12 Number070400060403
Map
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Collection Day18
Collection Month10
Collection Year1992
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusestablished
Commentsbottom type: mostly sand with a few rocks
Record TypeLiterature
VerifierDave Tucker 608-784-0085
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected20-30
Year Classadult
Size10-20 mm


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/15/2019].

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