Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1535152
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateMN
CountyBecker
Locality[no locality description provided]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameOtter Tail
HUC8 Number09020103
HUC10 NameLittle Pine Lake-Otter Tail River
HUC10 Number0902010302
HUC12 NameCotton Lake-Otter Tail River
HUC12 Number090201030201
Map
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Collection Year2014
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
CommentsThis point observation was generated from the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources infested waters list and may not reflect the actual location that this species was found within the lake, river or stream. This point only indicates that the species was confirmed somewhere within this water body.
Record TypeLiterature
Museum Cat Number4845828
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/20/2019].

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