Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID117709
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateWI
CountyPolk
LocalitySt. Croix River 2 miles north of St. Croix Falls, WI (just upstream of a Northern States Power hydroelectric dam)
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower St. Croix
HUC8 Number07030005
HUC10 NameWolf Creek-Saint Croix River
HUC10 Number0703000506
HUC12 NameBig Rock Creek-Saint Croix River
HUC12 Number070300050605
Map
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Collection Day12
Collection Month7
Collection Year1997
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusestablished
CommentsThis sighting is upstream from a bed of the endangered Winged Mapleleaf unionid.
Record TypePersonal communication
Disposal"USGS-BRD, Ann Arbor"
VerifierDiane Waller, USGS-BRD, Ann Arbor, MI
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected40-50
Year Classadult


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/20/2021].

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