Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1522520
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateMN
CountyMurray
LocalityLake Sarah
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameDes Moines Headwaters
HUC8 Number07100001
HUC10 NameLake Shetek
HUC10 Number0710000102
HUC12 NameLake Sarah
HUC12 Number071000010203
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Collection Month10
Collection Year2018
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:32221
Author:Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.
Date:2018
Title:Zebra mussels confirmes in Lake Sarah in Murray County.
CommentsDNR staff surveyed six locations around the lake and found multiple adult zebra mussels at all six locations.
Record TypeLiterature
VerifierMinnesota Dept. of Natural Resources
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collectedmany
Year Classadult


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