Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID262181
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateMI
CountyChippewa
LocalityBig Carp Lake [=Trout Lake] in Trout Lake Township
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameCarp-Pine
HUC8 Number04070002
HUC10 NameCarp River
HUC10 Number0407000201
HUC12 NameOzark Creek-Carp River
HUC12 Number040700020101
Map
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Collection Day21
Collection Month7
Collection Year2009
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayshipping ballast water
Statuscollected
CommentsFound a single individual on his fishing line. Many more found after that incident.
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [2/21/2020].

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