Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID118127
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateMN
CountySt. Louis
LocalityLake Superior at Superior Bay along Minnesota Point (the cape)
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSt. Louis
HUC8 Number04010201
HUC10 NameSaint Louis River
HUC10 Number0401020116
HUC12 NameSaint Louis River
HUC12 Number040102011604
Map
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Collection Day4
Collection Month8
Collection Year1998
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayshipping
Statusestablished
CommentsA sailboat in the same vicinity at Rice's Point was heavily colonized.
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected5
Size1 - 4 cm


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/14/2019].

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