Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1651368
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateMN
CountyStearns
LocalityBig Watab Lake
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NamePlatte-Spunk
HUC8 Number07010201
HUC10 NameWatab River
HUC10 Number0701020106
HUC12 NameWatab River
HUC12 Number070102010604
Map
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Collection Month8
Collection Year2020
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:34506
Author:Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.
Date:2020
Title:Zebra mussels confirmed in Big Watab Lake in Stearns County.
Record TypeLiterature
VerifierMinnesota Dept. of Natural Resources
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected24


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/24/2021].

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