Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID544801
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateIL
LocalityLake Michigan, Chicago near Montrose, Sunken ship "Lucille"
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameLake Michigan
HUC8 Number04060200
Map
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Collection Month6
Collection Year1991
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayshipping
Statusestablished
CommentsUnable to find sunken ship "Lucille" from source description. Used Montrose Harbor for site.
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collectedfew


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/22/2019].

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