Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID158942
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateMI
CountyMuskegon
LocalityBear Lake
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameMuskegon
HUC8 Number04060102
HUC10 NameMuskegon River
HUC10 Number0406010210
HUC12 NameBear Creek
HUC12 Number040601021003
Map
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Collection Day18
Collection Month8
Collection Year1999
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:13797
Author:Raikow, D.F., O. Sarnelle, A.E. Wilson, and S.K. Hamilton
Date:2004
Title:Dominance of the noxious cyanobacterium Microcystis aeruginosa in low-nutrient lakes is associated with exotic zebra mussels.
Journal:Limnology and Oceanography
Volume:49
Issue:2
Pages:482-487
CommentsLake sampled in Raikow et al. (2004) but lake names were not listed in the paper.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [11/30/2020].

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