Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID261633
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateIL
CountyLake
LocalityLake Marie
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameUpper Fox
HUC8 Number07120006
HUC10 NameSquaw Creek-Fox River
HUC10 Number0712000610
HUC12 NameNippersink Lake-Fox River
HUC12 Number071200061009
Map
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Collection Year2009
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:18708
Author:Danahey, M.
Date:2009
Title:Boating banned as lake gets unwanted guests.
Publisher:Naperville Sun / Aquatic Nuisance Species Task Force
CommentsHundreds of shells found on shoreline
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/18/2021].

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