Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID118433
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateMI
CountyChippewa
LocalityLake Superior, Whitefish Bay (3 miles off Whitefish Point)
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLake Superior
HUC8 Number04180000
HUC10 NameLake Superior
HUC10 Number0418000002
HUC12 NameLake Superior
HUC12 Number041800000200
Map
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Collection Day19
Collection Month11
Collection Year1999
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayshipping
Statusestablished
Record TypePersonal communication
Disposalethanol
Museum Cat NumberBay Mills Ind. Comm.
VerifierKen Gebhardt, Tribal Fishery Biologist, Brimley, M
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected3-4
Year Classadult
Size1 cm


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