Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID255290
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateIL
CountyCook
LocalityLake Michigan, off Evanston, EPA Station MI05
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLake Michigan
HUC8 Number4060200
HUC10 NameLake Michigan
HUC10 Number0406020000
HUC12 NameLake Michigan
HUC12 Number040602000000
Map
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Collection Day16
Collection Month8
Collection Year1995
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayshipping ballast water
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:17806
Author:EPA Great Lakes National Program Office.
Date:2008
Title:EPA Monitoring Data.
CommentsDepth = 20m; veliger
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1041.57/m3


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