Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID263294
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateIL
CountyCook
LocalityLake Michigan (37 meters depth, Station H-14) East of Evanston, IL
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLake Michigan
HUC8 Number04060200
HUC10 NameLake Michigan
HUC10 Number0406020000
HUC12 NameLake Michigan
HUC12 Number040602000000
Map
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Collection Year2002
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayaccidental
Statusextirpated
Reference 1
Ref. Number:18129
Author:Great Lakes Information Network.
Date:2008
Title:Invasive Species Mapping in Michigan: Data Downloads.
Reference 2
Ref. Number:28738
Author:Baldridge, Ashley
Date:2016
Title:Tech memo 164, Baldridge Unpub> Lake Michigan Dreissena Density Database 3 May 2016
Publisher:NOAA GLERL
CommentsZero zebra mussels found in sample years 2010, 2011, 2013, 2014. Updated 2016.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [2/27/2021].

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