Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1467931
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateMN
CountyCrow Wing
LocalityBay Lake, south of Deerwood
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameElk-Nokasippi
HUC8 Number07010104
HUC10 NameRipple River
HUC10 Number0701010402
HUC12 NameBay Lake
HUC12 Number070101040201
Map
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Collection Day19
Collection Month7
Collection Year2018
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusestablished
CommentsIn-lake searches confirmed a reproducing population of zebra mussels
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [8/9/2020].

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