Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID117520
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateMI
CountyBenzie
LocalityUpper Herring Lake about 5 miles south of Frankfort, MI
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameBetsie-Platte
HUC8 Number04060104
HUC10 NameGlen Lake-Frontal Lake Michigan
HUC10 Number0406010404
HUC12 NameLower Herring Lake-Frontal Lake Michigan
HUC12 Number040601040406
Map
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Collection Year1996
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayshipping
Statusestablished
CommentsThis sighting from the Michigan Sea Grant Zebra Mussel Range Monitoring Inland Waters Infestation List, September 1996.
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierMichigan Sea Grant, East Lansing, MI
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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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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