Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1322297
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateMN
CountyOtter Tail
LocalityOtter Tail River west of Fergus Falls, at Orwell Reservoir Outlet
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameOtter Tail
HUC8 Number09020103
HUC10 NameOtter Tail River
HUC10 Number0902010310
HUC12 NameCounty Ditch No 27-Otter Tail River
HUC12 Number090201031003
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Collection Day17
Collection Month9
Collection Year2014
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft | shipping
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:24369
Author:Center for Invasive Species and Ecosystem Health.
Date:2019
Title:EDDMapS: Early detection and distribution mapping system
Publisher:The University of Georgia
CommentsZebra Mussel colony on rocks below dam. No sample collected and all mussels left intact. EDDMapS report
Record TypeLiterature
VerifierGary Montz
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [1/27/2021].

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