Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1468602
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateMN
CountyOtter Tail
LocalityOrwell Lake
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameOtter Tail
HUC8 Number09020103
HUC10 NameCity of Fergus Falls-Otter Tail River
HUC10 Number0902010309
HUC12 NameOrwell Lake-Otter Tail River
HUC12 Number090201030905
Map
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Collection Year2012
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
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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