Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1651247
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateMN
CountyItasca
LocalityBowstring Lake
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameBig Fork
HUC8 Number09030006
HUC10 NameBowstring River
HUC10 Number0903000601
HUC12 NameBowstring Lake
HUC12 Number090300060105
Map
+
Collection Month7
Collection Year2020
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaydispersed | hitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:34471
Author:Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.
Date:2020
Title:Zebra mussels confirmed in Bowstring Lake in Itasca County.
CommentsMussels were found in low numbers along the shoreline.
Record TypeLiterature
VerifierMinnesota Dept. of Natural Resources
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Year Classadult


Disclaimer:

The data represented on this site vary in accuracy, scale, completeness, extent of coverage and origin. It is the user's responsibility to use these data consistent with their intended purpose and within stated limitations. We highly recommend reviewing metadata files prior to interpreting these data.

Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/22/2021].

Contact us if you are using data from this site for a publication to make sure the data are being used appropriately and for potential co-authorship if warranted. For queries involving fish, please contact Matthew Neilson. For queries involving invertebrates, contact Amy Benson.