Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1397757
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateMN
CountyHouston
LocalityMinnesota Island, in the Mississippi River
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLa Crosse-Pine
HUC8 Number07040006
HUC10 NamePine Creek-Mississippi River
HUC10 Number0704000605
HUC12 NameCity of La Crosse-Mississippi River
HUC12 Number070400060502
Map
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Collection Day5
Collection Month10
Collection Year2016
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusunknown
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 mussels present throughout this area of the Mississippi River. They cling to boats and anchors. Zebra mussels are small but clump together. ; 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 [9/26/2021].

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