Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1469083
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateIA
CountyBuena Vista
LocalityStorm Lake, South Cove Park
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameNorth Raccoon
HUC8 Number07100006
HUC10 NameHeadwaters North Raccoon River
HUC10 Number0710000603
HUC12 NameOutlet Creek
HUC12 Number071000060307
Map
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Collection Day22
Collection Month8
Collection Year2018
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:31970
Author:Iowa Department of Natural Resources.
Date:2018
Title:Zebra mussels found in Storm Lake.
Reference 2
Ref. Number:32213
Author:Iowa Department of Natural Resources.
Date:2018
Title:Zebra mussels found in Storm Lake.
CommentsVeligers in water samples taken on 2 different dates across the lake adults and juveniles found on rocks at South Cove Park, Marina, Frank Starr Park.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
VerifierIowa Dept. of Natural Resources
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Year Classveligers, juveniles and adults


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/26/2021].

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