Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID261893
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateMN
CountyDouglas
LocalityLake Le Homme Dieu in Alexandria
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLong Prairie
HUC8 Number07010108
HUC10 NameLake Carlos
HUC10 Number0701010801
HUC12 NameLake Le Homme Dieu
HUC12 Number070101080108
Map
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Collection Day25
Collection Month6
Collection Year2009
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:24111
Author:Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
Date:2009
Title:Zebra mussels found on Lake Le Homme Dieu in Alexandria.
CommentsFound attached to a coffee can. Verified by MNDNR in low numbers.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/20/2021].

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