Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID157163
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateMN
CountyCrow Wing
LocalityOssawinnamakee Lake, northern shore of the easternmost portion of the lake
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NamePine
HUC8 Number07010105
HUC10 NamePine River
HUC10 Number0701010506
HUC12 NamePelican Brook
HUC12 Number070101050603
Map
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Collection Day3
Collection Month10
Collection Year2003
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusestablished
CommentsFound on a boat lift removed from the lake; also on other docks and shoreline rocks.
Record TypePersonal communication
Earliest Recordcounty
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/28/2021].

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