Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID117327
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateWI
CountyKenosha
LocalitySilver Lake at Silver Lake, Wisconsin
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameUpper Fox
HUC8 Number07120006
HUC10 NameSquaw Creek-Fox River
HUC10 Number0712000610
HUC12 NameBassett Creek-Fox River
HUC12 Number071200061006
Map
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Collection Day2
Collection Month10
Collection Year1994
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusestablished
CommentsThis report from Wisconsin Sea Grant's Zebra Mussel Update 23. Sea Grant investigators found hundreds later in October. Still present in year 2000.
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierWisconsin DNR officials
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collectedfew
Year Classadult


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