Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID879919
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateMN
CountyWright
LocalityLake John
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameCrow
HUC8 Number07010204
HUC10 NameNorth Fork Crow River
HUC10 Number0701020406
HUC12 NameLake Francis
HUC12 Number070102040601
Map
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Collection Month9
Collection Year2015
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft | dispersed
Statusestablished
CommentsMinnesota DNR Press Release #77, Oct. 8, 2015. Subsequent surveys revealed a more widespread and established infestation throughout much of the lake.
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierMinnesota Dept. of Natural Resources
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collectedmany


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