Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID544798
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
CountryCanada
StateONT
LocalityLake Erie, northern shores
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameLake Erie
HUC8 Number04120200
Map
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Collection Month10
Collection Year1988
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayshipping
Statusestablished
Comments"Alive on rocks and debris on shore."
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Sizeup to 30 mm


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/27/2020].

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