Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID614657
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateMI
CountyAlger
LocalityAu Train Lake
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameBetsy-Chocolay
HUC8 Number04020201
HUC10 NameAu Train River
HUC10 Number0402020103
HUC12 NameAu Train River
HUC12 Number040202010304
Map
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Collection Day11
Collection Month8
Collection Year2013
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft | dispersed
Statusestablished
CommentsZebra mussels were widespread and generally attached to freshwater clams. Found four different size classes.
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierU.S. EPA
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Size5 - 20 mm


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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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