Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID862456
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateMN
CountyBecker
LocalityLake Eunice
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameOtter Tail
HUC8 Number09020103
HUC10 NameUpper Pelican River
HUC10 Number0902010307
HUC12 NameLake Eunice
HUC12 Number090201030704
Map
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Collection Month6
Collection Year2015
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusunknown
CommentsFirst reported by private citizen found attached to a native mussel. Minnesota DNR press release July 2, 2015.
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected8


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/18/2019].

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