Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID158957
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateMI
CountyMason
LocalityHamlin Lake, about 4 miles north of Ludington, MI
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NamePere Marquette-White
HUC8 Number04060101
HUC10 NameBig Sable River
HUC10 Number0406010101
HUC12 NameHamlin Lake-Big Sable River
HUC12 Number040601010104
Map
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Collection Day21
Collection Month8
Collection Year1999
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayshipping hull fouling
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 as part of Raikow et al. (2004) but lake names not listed in paper.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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