Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1649728
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateMN
CountyAitkin
LocalityFarm Island Lake
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameElk-Nokasippi
HUC8 Number07010104
HUC10 NameRipple River
HUC10 Number0701010402
HUC12 NameSpirit Lake-Ripple River
HUC12 Number070101040202
Map
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Collection Month6
Collection Year2020
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusunknown
Reference 1
Ref. Number:34397
Author:Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.
Date:2020
Title:Zebra mussels confirmed in Farm Island Lake in Aitkin County.
CommentsOne adult was found attached to vegetation on a boat anchor.
Record TypeLiterature
VerifierMinnesota Dept. of Natural Resources
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Year Classadult and veligers


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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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