Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID294157
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateMN
CountySt. Louis
LocalityGilbert Pit Lake [=Lake Ore-Be-Gone, former location of Gilbert Mine]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSt. Louis
HUC8 Number04010201
HUC10 NameEmbarrass River
HUC10 Number0401020103
HUC12 NameEmbarrass River
HUC12 Number040102010305
Map
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Collection Day28
Collection Month8
Collection Year2012
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayshipping ballast water | dispersed
Statusestablished
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Year Classadult
Size> 10 mm


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/23/2019].

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