Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID274475
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateMI
CountyAlpena
LocalityFletcher Pond [S of Hillman]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameThunder Bay
HUC8 Number04070006
HUC10 NameUpper South Branch Thunder Bay River
HUC10 Number0407000602
HUC12 NameFletcher Pond-Upper South Branch Thunder Bay River
HUC12 Number040700060204
Map
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Collection Day6
Collection Month3
Collection Year2011
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayshipping ballast water
Statusestablished
CommentsObserver was icefishing when he snagged a piece of wood which was covered with zebra mussels.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collectedmany


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