Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1320279
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateMN
CountyWashington
LocalityMississippi River, RM 831- 835, from Pigseye Island number one down to Newport, up and down on Interstate 494
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameTwin Cities
HUC8 Number07010206
HUC10 NameLock and Dam No 2-Mississippi River
HUC10 Number0701020609
HUC12 NameSchmidt Lake-Mississippi River
HUC12 Number070102060901
Map
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Collection Day20
Collection Month7
Collection Year2015
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:28787
Author:Vinsel, R., and J. Tiemann
Date:2016
Title:Exotic aquatic mollusk collections in the Illinois Natural History Survey.
Publisher:Illinois Natural History Survey
Record TypeSpecimen
DisposalINHS
Museum Cat NumberINHS 84596
VerifierK.S. Cummings 3/2016
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected2
Number Preserved2


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [2/29/2020].

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