Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID155942
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateMI
CountyOceana
LocalityLake Michigan, at Little Sable Point
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NamePere Marquette-White
HUC8 Number04060101
HUC10 NameStony Creek-Frontal Lake Michigan
HUC10 Number0406010110
HUC12 NameBigsbie Lake-Frontal Lake Michigan
HUC12 Number040601011004
Map
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Collection Month7
Collection Year2000
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayshipping
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:13238
Author:Nalepa, T.F., D.W. Schloesser, S.A. Pothoven, D.W. Hondorp, D.L. Fanslow, M.L. Tuchman, and G.W. Fleischer
Date:2001
Title:First finding of the amphipod Echinogammarus ischnus and the mussel Dreissena bugensis in Lake Michigan.
Journal:Journal of Great Lakes Research
Volume:27
Issue:3
Pages:384-391
CommentsTrawling occurred to depths of up to 80m; these were collected at 45m.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected6944


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [1/16/2021].

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