Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1592663
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateMN
CountyMorrison
LocalityLake Alexander
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLong Prairie
HUC8 Number07010108
HUC10 NameFish Trap Creek
HUC10 Number0701010806
HUC12 NameFish Trap Lake
HUC12 Number070101080601
Map
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Collection Day18
Collection Month7
Collection Year2019
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusunknown
Reference 1
Ref. Number:33447
Author:Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.
Date:2019
Title:Zebra mussels confirmed in Lake Alexander in Morrison County.
CommentsTwo found on the west side and two more on the east side of the lake.
Record TypeLiterature
VerifierMinnesota Dept. of Natural Resources
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected4
Size0.5 in.


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/17/2021].

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