Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID242588
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateIN
CountyLaPorte
LocalityLake Michigan, near Michigan City (Site V-1)
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLake Michigan
HUC8 Number04190000
HUC10 NameLake Michigan
HUC10 Number0419000002
HUC12 NameLake Michigan
HUC12 Number041900000200
Map
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Collection Month8
Collection Year1997
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayshipping ballast water
Statusextirpated
Reference 1
Ref. Number:13238
Author:Nalepa, T.F., D.W. Schloesser, S.A. Pothoven, D.W. Hondorp, D.L. Fanslow, M.L. Tuchman, and G.W. Fleischer
Date:2001
Title:First finding of the amphipod Echinogammarus ischnus and the mussel Dreissena bugensis in Lake Michigan
Journal:Journal of Great Lakes Research
Volume:27
Issue:3
Pages:384-391
Reference 2
Ref. Number:28738
Author:Baldridge, Ashley
Date:2016
Title:Tech memo 164, Baldridge Unpub> Lake Michigan Dreissena Density Database 3 May 2016
Publisher:NOAA GLERL
CommentsZero zebra mussels found in sample years 2010-2013. Updated in 2016
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected56,356/m2


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