Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1522385
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateMN
CountyStearns
LocalityBig Fish Lake
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSauk
HUC8 Number07010202
HUC10 NameLower Sauk River
HUC10 Number0701020206
HUC12 NameBig Fish Lake
HUC12 Number070102020603
Map
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Collection Month10
Collection Year2018
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:32201
Author:Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.
Date:2018
Title:Zebra mussels confirmed in Big Fish Lake in Stearns County.
CommentsFound at two locations in the lake.
Record TypeLiterature
VerifierMinnesota Dept. of Natural Resources
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/17/2021].

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