Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1633055
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateMN
CountyCarver
LocalityLotus Lake
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Minnesota
HUC8 Number07020012
HUC10 NameMinnesota River
HUC10 Number0702001211
HUC12 NamePurgatory Creek
HUC12 Number070200121104
Map
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Collection Month10
Collection Year2019
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft | dispersed
Statusunknown
Reference 1
Ref. Number:33845
Author:Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.
Date:2019
Title:Zebra mussels in Minnesota's Ten Mile Lake, lomond Lake, McDonald Lake, and Lotus Lake.
CommentsFive veligers were found in a water sample. Five adults found attached to a dock.
Record TypeLiterature
VerifierMinnesota Dept. of Natural Resources
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected10
Year Classveliger, adult


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/18/2021].

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