Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID240612
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateMI
CountyMecosta
LocalityHorsehead Lake [~10 E of Big Rapids]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameMuskegon
HUC8 Number04060102
HUC10 NameLittle Muskegon River
HUC10 Number0406010208
HUC12 NameWest Branch Little Muskegon River
HUC12 Number040601020801
Map
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Collection Year2006
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayshipping ballast water
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:24070
Author:Michigan Sea Grant.
Date:2005
Title:Zebra Mussel Infestation: Michigan Inland Lakes 1992 - 2004.
Publisher:Michigan Sea Grant.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [3/29/2020].

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