Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1418323
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateMN
CountyDouglas
LocalityWhiskey Lake
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameChippewa
HUC8 Number07020005
HUC10 NameHeadwaters Chippewa River
HUC10 Number0702000501
HUC12 NameChippewa Lake
HUC12 Number070200050103
Map
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Collection Month8
Collection Year2017
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft | dispersed
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:30353
Author:Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.
Date:2017
Title:Zebra mussels confirmed in Whiskey Lake, Chippewa Lake in Douglas County.
Publisher:Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
CommentsDNR invasive species specialists investigated an initial report of three adult zebra mussels in Whiskey Lake and found an abundant population distributed widely across the lake.
Record TypeLiterature
VerifierMinnesota Dept. of Natural Resources
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1000s


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