Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID644355
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateMN
CountyBecker
LocalityPickerel Lake
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameRedeye
HUC8 Number07010107
HUC10 NameRedeye River
HUC10 Number0701010705
HUC12 NameUpper Redeye River
HUC12 Number070101070501
Map
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Collection Day28
Collection Month6
Collection Year2014
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft | dispersed
Statusunknown
Reference 1
Ref. Number:26951
Author:Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
Date:2014
Title:Zebra mussels confirmed in Pickerel Lake in Becker County
CommentsMinnesota DNR press release. Subsequent survey found no additional mussels.
Record TypeLiterature
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 [9/27/2021].

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