Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID117136
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateWI
CountyCrawford
LocalityMississippi River, at Lock and Dam #9 10 miles north of Prairie du Chien, WI
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameCoon-Yellow
HUC8 Number07060001
HUC10 NameRush Creek-Mississippi River
HUC10 Number0706000107
HUC12 NameLeitner Creek-Mississippi River
HUC12 Number070600010707
Map
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Collection Day14
Collection Month7
Collection Year1994
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusestablished
CommentsDensity of adults was 21.75/sq. m. This record from Zebra Mussel Monitoring 1994 by Tim Yager. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul, Minnesota.
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierU.S. Army Corps of Engineers biologists
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected348
Year Classadult
Size> 5 mm


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