Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID293515
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateIA
CountyDickinson
LocalityUpper Gar Lake
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLittle Sioux
HUC8 Number10230003
HUC10 NameMilford Creek
HUC10 Number1023000302
HUC12 NameMilford Creek
HUC12 Number102300030204
Map
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Collection Month9
Collection Year2012
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft | dispersed
Statusunknown
CommentsLive specimen, only one mussel observed.
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Year Classadult


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/17/2021].

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