Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID284205
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateIA
CountyCerro Gordo
LocalityBluebill Lake [~4 mi. S of town of Clear Lake at I-35&US/SR 18/27]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameWinnebago
HUC8 Number07080203
HUC10 NameWillow Creek
HUC10 Number0708020302
HUC12 NameCrane Creek
HUC12 Number070802030202
Map
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Collection Day11
Collection Month7
Collection Year2012
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusestablished
CommentsWater sample had 0.46/L veligers.
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected40
Year Classjuvenile
Size<1/8 in.


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/27/2021].

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