Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1548385
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateMN
CountyBecker
LocalityUpper Cormorant Lake
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameOtter Tail
HUC8 Number09020103
HUC10 NameUpper Pelican River
HUC10 Number0902010307
HUC12 NameBig Cormorant Lake
HUC12 Number090201030706
Map
+
Collection Day30
Collection Month6
Collection Year2019
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusunknown
Reference 1
Ref. Number:33410
Author:Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.
Date:2019
Title:Zebra mussels confirmed in Hand Lake in Cass County; Upper Cormorant Lake in Becker County.
Commentshttps://www.eddmaps.org/distribution/point.cfm?id=8168839 "Found this zebra mussel attached to a clam in the reeds near shore."
Record TypeLiterature
VerifierG. Montz
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Year ClassAdult


Disclaimer:

The data represented on this site vary in accuracy, scale, completeness, extent of coverage and origin. It is the user's responsibility to use these data consistent with their intended purpose and within stated limitations. We highly recommend reviewing metadata files prior to interpreting these data.

Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/23/2019].

Contact us if you are using data from this site for a publication to make sure the data are being used appropriately and for potential co-authorship if warranted. For queries involving fish, please contact Matthew Neilson. For queries involving invertebrates, contact Amy Benson.