Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1468840
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateMN
CountyOtter Tail
LocalityEast Silent Lake
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameOtter Tail
HUC8 Number09020103
HUC10 NameDead River
HUC10 Number0902010304
HUC12 NameStar Lake
HUC12 Number090201030402
Map
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Collection Month8
Collection Year2018
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusunknown
Reference 1
Ref. Number:31884
Author:Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.
Date:2018
Title:Zebra mussels confirmed in East Silent Lake in Otter Tail County
CommentsOne found attached to a native mussel. A search by Minnesota DNR found no additional mussels.
Record TypeLiterature
VerifierMinnesota Dept. of Natural Resources
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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