Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1651255
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateIA
CountyPottawattamie
LocalityLake Manawa
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameBig Papillion-Mosquito
HUC8 Number10230006
HUC10 NameIndian Creek-Missouri River
HUC10 Number1023000606
HUC12 NameLake Manawa-Missouri River
HUC12 Number102300060602
Map
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Collection Day21
Collection Month7
Collection Year2020
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaydispersed | hitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:34449
Author:Iowa Department of Natural Resources.
Date:2020
Title:Zebra mussels found in Lake Manawa.
CommentsReported from a home owner on the lake about finding several zebra mussels on rip rap along on his shoreline. Surveyed areas around the boat ramps found additional individual zebra mussels attached to rocks.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
VerifierIowa Dept. of Natural Resources
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected10


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/16/2021].

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