Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID117298
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateMI
CountyWayne
LocalityDetroit River at Belle Isle, Detroit, MI
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameDetroit
HUC8 Number04090004
HUC10 NameDetroit
HUC10 Number0409000400
HUC12 Name040900040000
HUC12 Number040900040000
Map
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Collection Day10
Collection Month10
Collection Year1992
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayshipping
Statusestablished
CommentsSpecimens collected dead.
Record TypePersonal communication
Disposalpreserved
Museum Cat NumberINHS
VerifierKevin Cummings, Illinois Natural History Survey
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected36


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/18/2019].

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