Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1468841
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateMN
CountyKandiyohi
LocalityEagle Lake, north shore
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameHawk-Yellow Medicine
HUC8 Number07020004
HUC10 NameUpper Hawk Creek
HUC10 Number0702000407
HUC12 NameWillmar Lake
HUC12 Number070200040701
Map
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Collection Month8
Collection Year2018
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusunknown
Reference 1
Ref. Number:31883
Author:Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.
Date:2018
Title:Zebra mussels confirmed in Eagle Lake in Kandiyohi County.
CommentsOne initially found by a private citizen. A search by Minnesota DNR found one additional mussel.
Record TypeLiterature
VerifierMinnesota Dept. of Natural Resources
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected2


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