Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1598098
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateWI
CountyDouglas
LocalityLake Superior, at Allouez Bay in Superior
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameBeartrap-Nemadji
HUC8 Number04010301
HUC10 NameLower Nemadji River-Frontal Lake Superior
HUC10 Number0401030105
HUC12 NameAllouez Bay-Frontal Lake Superior
HUC12 Number040103010504
Map
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Collection Day18
Collection Month8
Collection Year2011
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayshipping ballast water | dispersed | hitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:27950
Author:Michigan State University Board of Trustees.
Date:2019
Title:Midwest Invasive Species Information Network (MISIN)
Publisher:Michigan State University. Department of Entomology - Applied Spatial Ecology and Technical Services Laboratory
CommentsMISIN report ID 599743
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/18/2019].

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