Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID257945
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateIA
CountyCerro Gordo
Localitya pond in East Park in Mason City
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameWinnebago
HUC8 Number07080203
HUC10 NameWillow Creek
HUC10 Number0708020302
HUC12 NameCheslea Creek-Willow Creek
HUC12 Number070802030203
Map
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Collection Day6
Collection Month11
Collection Year2008
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statuscollected
CommentsFound on a fountain pump that was pulled out of the pond.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected4


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/23/2021].

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