Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1397768
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateMN
CountyCrow Wing
LocalityLower Whitefish Lake
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NamePine
HUC8 Number07010105
HUC10 NameWhitefish Lake
HUC10 Number0701010504
HUC12 NameWhitefish Lake
HUC12 Number070101050405
Map
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Collection Day14
Collection Month12
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
CommentsI found several zebra mussels attached to freshwater mussels that were buried in the sand; 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 [9/28/2021].

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