Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID283372
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateMI
CountyClare
LocalityFive Lakes
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameTittabawassee
HUC8 Number04080201
HUC10 NameTobacco River
HUC10 Number0408020103
HUC12 NameSanford Creek-South Branch Tobacco River
HUC12 Number040802010303
Map
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Collection Year2005
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusestablished
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Specimen ImpactThe end result (2012) of the infestation has been a clear water table providing the sun access to promote the growth of Eurasian and variable leaf milfoil.


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/20/2019].

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