Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID116689
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateMN
CountyWinona
LocalityMississippi River (R.M. 738.2) Lock/Dam #5 near Buffalo City, WI
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameBuffalo-Whitewater
HUC8 Number07040003
HUC10 NameCity of Winona-Mississippi River
HUC10 Number0704000306
HUC12 NameFountain City-Mississippi River
HUC12 Number070400030606
Map
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Collection Day9
Collection Month11
Collection Year1992
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusestablished
Record TypePersonal communication
Disposalethanol
VerifierTim Yager, US Army COE, St. Paul, MN 612-220-0277
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Year Classadult
Size12 mm


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/24/2021].

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