Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID558359
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateMN
CountyCrow Wing
LocalityLower Hay Lake
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NamePine
HUC8 Number07010105
HUC10 NameWhitefish Lake
HUC10 Number0701010504
HUC12 NameLower Hay Lake
HUC12 Number070101050402
Map
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Collection Day12
Collection Month7
Collection Year2013
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusestablished
CommentsAttached to a native mussel. Minnesota DNR press release.
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierMInnesota Dept. of Natural Resources
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Year Classadult


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/26/2021].

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