Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID263718
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateMI
CountyKeweenaw
LocalityLake Superior, Washington Harbor at the Windigo Bay Dock, Isle Royale
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLake Superior
HUC8 Number04180000
HUC10 NameLake Superior
HUC10 Number0418000002
HUC12 NameLake Superior
HUC12 Number041800000200
Map
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Collection Day21
Collection Month9
Collection Year2009
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayshipping ballast water
Statusunknown
Comments1 lone zebra mussel found at Mott Harbor, east/south side of the island.
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected~24
Size1-3 cm


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