Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1455025
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
CountryCanada
StateONT
Locality[Lake Ontario]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLake Ontario
HUC8 Number4150200
HUC10 NameAmherst Island-Frontal Lake Ontario
HUC10 Number0415020001
HUC12 NameAmherst Island-Frontal Lake Ontario
HUC12 Number041502000100
Map
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Collection Day16
Collection Month8
Collection Year2012
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayshipping ballast water | dispersed | hitch hiker fishing, boating
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:27950
Author:MISIN.
Date:2017
Title:Midwest Invasive Species Information Network
Publisher:Michigan State University. Department of Entomology - Applied Spatial Ecology and Technical Services Laboratory
CommentsMISIN report
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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