Specimen Information

Dreissena polymorpha
Dreissena polymorpha
(zebra mussel)

Specimen ID1397759
Common Namezebra mussel
CountyCrow Wing
LocalityKimble Lake, Crow Wing County, Minnesota (MN dow # 18036100)
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NamePine
HUC8 Number07010105
HUC10 NamePine River
HUC10 Number0701010506
HUC12 NamePelican Brook
HUC12 Number070101050603
Collection Day21
Collection Month10
Collection Year2016
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Reference 1
Ref. Number:24369
Author:Center for Invasive Species and Ecosystem Health.
Title:EDDMapS: Early detection and distribution mapping system
Publisher:The University of Georgia
CommentsZebra mussels were reported on a boat lift being removed from Kimble Lake in October 2016. A thorough survey was conducted of all boat lifts and docks that had been removed for winter storage. One additional zebra mussel was found attached to a different boat lift. Pictures are of the second mussel.; EDDMapS report
Record TypeLiterature
VerifierGary Montz
Size10 sq feet


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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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