Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID164762
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateMN
CountyCrow Wing
LocalityRice Lake [NE corner of Brainerd]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameElk-Nokasippi
HUC8 Number07010104
HUC10 NameCity of Brainerd-Mississippi River
HUC10 Number0701010405
HUC12 NameBrainerd Dam Impoundment-Mississippi River
HUC12 Number070101040505
Map
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Collection Month10
Collection Year2005
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusestablished
CommentsOne collected of a minnow bucket hanging off a dock, 6 from boats rails and 2 dozen from a boat lift.
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [8/13/2020].

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