Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1653499
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateIA
CountySac
LocalityBlack Hawk Lake
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameNorth Raccoon
HUC8 Number07100006
HUC10 NameIndian Creek
HUC10 Number0710000604
HUC12 NameWall Lake Inlet
HUC12 Number071000060401
Map
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Collection Day6
Collection Month10
Collection Year2020
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft | dispersed
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:34831
Author:Iowa Department of Natural Resources.
Date:2020
Title:Zebra mussels found in Black Hawk Lake.
CommentsFound on several boat lifts removed for the winter.
Record TypeLiterature
VerifierIowa Dept. of Natural Resources
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number CollectedNumerous


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/17/2021].

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