Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1397854
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateMN
CountyCrow Wing
LocalityLake Hubert
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameCrow Wing
HUC8 Number07010106
HUC10 NameGull River
HUC10 Number0701010610
HUC12 NameUpper Gull Lake
HUC12 Number070101061005
Map
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Collection Day9
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 were found on a boatlift that was being removed from Lake Hubert for winter storage. A thorough search around the area where the boat lift was removed revealed zebra mussels on dock posts and attached to native bi-valves. Observations of zebra mussels attached to native bi-valves occurred in water >3 ft deep.; EDDMapS report
Record TypeLiterature
VerifierGary Montz
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Size1 acres


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [1/26/2021].

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