Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID116680
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateMI
CountyMarquette
LocalityLake Superior, at Wisconsin Electric Power Company's Presque Isle Power Plant in Marquette, Michigan
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLake Superior
HUC8 Number04180000
HUC10 NameNodaway Point-Frontal Lake Superior
HUC10 Number0418000001
HUC12 NameNodaway Point-Frontal Lake Superior
HUC12 Number041800000102
Map
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Collection Month10
Collection Year1992
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayshipping
Statusestablished
CommentsThis is the first confirmed sighting along the southern shore of Lake Superior. Continued monitoring has found no further evidence of zebra mussels since 1992.
Record TypeLiterature
VerifierJohn Babinec, WEPCO Senior Results Tech., Marquett
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Year Classjuvenile
Size1 mm


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