Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1468692
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateIA
CountyDickinson
LocalityCenter Lake
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLittle Sioux
HUC8 Number10230003
HUC10 NameMilford Creek
HUC10 Number1023000302
HUC12 NameWest Okoboji Lake
HUC12 Number102300030202
Map
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Collection Day3
Collection Month8
Collection Year2018
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusunknown
CommentsJuvenile zebra mussels were found on sampling plates at three locations in the lake.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
VerifierIowa DNR
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/18/2021].

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