Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID630849
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateMN
CountyLake
LocalityCrooked Lake
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameBaptism-Brule
HUC8 Number04010101
HUC10 NameCross River-Frontal Lake Superior
HUC10 Number0401010109
HUC12 NameHoughtaling Creek
HUC12 Number040101010903
Map
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Collection Day28
Collection Month5
Collection Year2014
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft | dispersed
Statusunknown
Reference 1
Ref. Number:26948
Author:Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
Date:2014
Title:Crooked Lake designated as infested with zebra mussels
CommentsFound attached on a soda can. Initial subsequently survey found no additional mussels.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/16/2021].

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