Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID116686
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateIA
CountyClayton
LocalityMississippi River (R.M. 623.7-623.9) at Pattison Grain Elevator near Bagely, WI
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameGrant-Little Maquoketa
HUC8 Number07060003
HUC10 NameSny Magill Creek-Mississippi River
HUC10 Number0706000307
HUC12 NameLock and Dam No 10-Mississippi River
HUC12 Number070600030704
Map
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Collection Day28
Collection Month10
Collection Year1992
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusestablished
Record TypePersonal communication
Disposalethanol
VerifierBob Whiting, US Army COE, St. Paul, MN
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected9
Year Classadult


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [4/5/2020].

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