Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1633388
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateMI
CountyKeweenaw
LocalityLake Superior, Isle Royale National Park, Mott Island
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLake Superior
HUC8 Number04020300
HUC10 NameIsle Royale
HUC10 Number0402030002
HUC12 NameIsle Royale
HUC12 Number040203000200
Map
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Collection Day24
Collection Month8
Collection Year2019
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayshipping ballast water | hitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusestablished
Record TypeNAS sighting report
VerifierNational Park Service
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected3000
Sizeadult


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/17/2021].

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