Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1406835
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateWI
CountyBayfield
LocalityLake Superior, north of Sand Island (Apostle Islands) on Sevona wreck
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLake Superior
HUC8 Number04020300
HUC10 NameLake Superior
HUC10 Number0402030003
HUC12 NameLake Superior
HUC12 Number040203000300
Map
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Collection Day15
Collection Month9
Collection Year2015
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayshipping ballast water | dispersed
Statusestablished
CommentsLow density, but widespread.
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierNational Park Service
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/16/2021].

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