Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1420967
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateMN
CountyItasca
LocalityBig Fork River at Hwy 31 in Wirt
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameBig Fork
HUC8 Number09030006
HUC10 NameHeadwaters Big Fork River
HUC10 Number0903000603
HUC12 NameWindig Creek-Big Fork River
HUC12 Number090300060305
Map
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Collection Month10
Collection Year2017
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft | hitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:30749
Author:Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.
Date:2017
Title:Zebra mussels confirmed in lakes in Crow WIng, Itasca counties.
Publisher:Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
Record TypeLiterature
VerifierMinnesota Dept. of Natural Resources
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/22/2021].

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