Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID644345
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateMN
CountyBecker
LocalityLake Melissa
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameOtter Tail
HUC8 Number09020103
HUC10 NameUpper Pelican River
HUC10 Number0902010307
HUC12 NameLake Melissa-Pelican River
HUC12 Number090201030705
Map
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Collection Day27
Collection Month5
Collection Year2014
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft | dispersed
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:26950
Author:Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
Date:2014
Title:Zebra mussels confirmed in Lake Melissa in Becker County
CommentsMinnesota DNR press release.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/23/2019].

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