Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1468980
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateMN
CountyKandiyohi
LocalityNorway Lake
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameChippewa
HUC8 Number07020005
HUC10 NameShakopee Creek
HUC10 Number0702000508
HUC12 NameNorway Lake
HUC12 Number070200050801
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Collection Day26
Collection Month5
Collection Year2018
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:24369
Author:Center for Invasive Species and Ecosystem Health.
Date:2019
Title:EDDMapS: Early detection and distribution mapping system
Publisher:The University of Georgia
CommentsI was boating with my family and there was pieces of Eurasian Milfoil floating past the boat so I pulled a piece in to look closer at it and an adult zebra mussel was attached to the bottom of the weed. I have the sample in a closed container, and plan to bring it in.
Record TypeLiterature
Museum Cat Number5784780
VerifierGary Montz
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [1/19/2021].

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