Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID547277
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateMI
CountyMonroe
LocalityLake Erie, off the Edison [power] Plant at the River Raisin, Monroe
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameRaisin
HUC8 Number04100002
HUC10 NameRiver Raisin
HUC10 Number0410000204
HUC12 NameWillow Run-River Raisin
HUC12 Number041000020410
Map
+
Collection Month2
Collection Year1989
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayshipping ballast water
Statusunknown
Reference 1
Ref. Number:9048
Author:Griffiths, R.W., D. Schloesser, J.H. Leach, and W.P. Kovalak
Date:1991
Title:Distribution and dispersal of zebra mussel (Dreissena polymorpha) in the Great Lakes region.
Journal:Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences
Volume:48
Pages:1381-1388
CommentsMaximum density in intake canal was 700,000/m2.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number CollectedSee reference
Year ClassSee reference
SizeSee reference


Disclaimer:

The data represented on this site vary in accuracy, scale, completeness, extent of coverage and origin. It is the user's responsibility to use these data consistent with their intended purpose and within stated limitations. We highly recommend reviewing metadata files prior to interpreting these data.

Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [8/14/2020].

Contact us if you are using data from this site for a publication to make sure the data are being used appropriately and for potential co-authorship if warranted. For queries involving fish, please contact Matthew Neilson. For queries involving invertebrates, contact Amy Benson.