Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1468534
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateMN
CountyWabasha
LocalityMississippi River, at West Newton Chute
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameBuffalo-Whitewater
HUC8 Number07040003
HUC10 NameCity of Winona-Mississippi River
HUC10 Number0704000306
HUC12 NameBuffalo City-Mississippi River
HUC12 Number070400030604
Map
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Collection Day22
Collection Month9
Collection Year2015
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:31694
Author:Mallez, S., and M. McCartney
Date:2018
Title:Dispersal mechanisms for zebra mussels: population genetics supports clustered invasions over spread from hub lakes in Minnesota.
Journal:Biological Invasions
Volume:20
Issue:9
Pages:2461-2484
Record TypeLiterature
VerifierUniversity of Minnesota
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected29


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/26/2021].

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