Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID240361
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateMI
CountyMonroe
LocalityRiver Raisin (at a power plant intake canal)
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameRaisin
HUC8 Number04100002
HUC10 NameRiver Raisin
HUC10 Number0410000204
HUC12 NameWillow Run-River Raisin
HUC12 Number041000020410
Map
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Collection Day15
Collection Month2
Collection Year1989
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayshipping ballast water
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:9112
Author:Schloesser, D.W., and W.P. Kovalak
Date:1991
Title:Infestation of unionids by Driessena polymorpha in a power plant canal in Lake Erie.
Journal:Journal of Shellfish Research
Volume:10
Issue:2
Pages:355-359
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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