Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1320329
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateWI
CountyPierce
LocalityMississippi River, Lake Pepin; 2.78 mi SSE Bay City; 1.21 mi S Oakridge
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameRush-Vermillion
HUC8 Number07040001
HUC10 NameLake Pepin
HUC10 Number0704000107
HUC12 NameLake Pepin
HUC12 Number070400010705
Map
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Collection Day24
Collection Month6
Collection Year2011
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 79291
VerifierK.S. Cummings 4/2015
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected6
Number Preserved6


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [2/18/2020].

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