Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1321660
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateMN
CountyCrow Wing
LocalityCuyuna Country State Recreation Area mine pits in Ironton
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameElk-Nokasippi
HUC8 Number07010104
Map
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Collection Month8
Collection Year2016
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusunknown
CommentsNo others found after subsequent extensive snorkel search by DNR. Minnesota DNR Press Release, August 10, 2016.
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierMinnesota Dept. of Natural Resources
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collectednumerous
Year Classadult


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [8/9/2020].

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