Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1547873
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateIA
CountyHancock
LocalityCrystal Lake
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameUpper Iowa
HUC8 Number07080207
HUC10 NameWest Branch Iowa River
HUC10 Number0708020701
HUC12 NameHeadwaters West Branch Iowa River
HUC12 Number070802070101
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Collection Month6
Collection Year2019
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusunknown
Reference 1
Ref. Number:33331
Author:Iowa Department of Natural Resources.
Date:2019
Title:Zebra mussels found in Crystal Lake.
CommentsNo adults observed in a follow-up survey.
Record TypeLiterature
VerifierIowa Dept. of Natural Resources
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collectedseveral
Year Classveligers and juveniles


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/24/2021].

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