Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID117105
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateWI
CountySheboygan
LocalityLake Elkhart at Elkhart Lake, WI (between Sheboygan and Lake Winnebago)
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameManitowoc-Sheboygan
HUC8 Number04030101
HUC10 NameSheboygan River-Frontal Lake Michigan
HUC10 Number0403010111
HUC12 NameSheboygan Lake-Sheboygan River
HUC12 Number040301011104
Map
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Collection Day31
Collection Month7
Collection Year1994
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayshipping
Statusestablished
CommentsWeihr made subsequent dives and found small numbers of zebra mussels.
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierPlymouth Wisconsin DNR biologists
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected4
Year Classadult


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/26/2021].

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