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Listed Infested Waters: Minnesota

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These are water bodies (lakes, streams/rivers, wetlands) listed as infested with any of these aquatic invasive species:bighead carpBrazilian waterweed brittle naiadEurasian watermilfoilfaucet snailflowering rushgrass carpNew Zealand mud snailred swamp crayfishround gobysilver carpspiny waterfleastarry stonewortviral hemorrhagic septicemia (VHS)white perchzebra musselThe DNR will add a lake, river, pond or wetland to the infested waters list if it contains an aquatic invasive species that could spread to other waters. The DNR may also list a lake, river, pond or wetland as infested if it is connected to a body of water where an aquatic invasive species is present.The list on the DNR website, not this GIS layer, is the official record of the infested waters list for MN. For more information, see the official infested waters list at: http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/invasives/ais/infested.html As of Jan. 2017, this layer is ~ 98% complete. Several rivers, streams, and creeks are missing from this layer. Lake Superior tributaries may not display correctly.
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Minnesota Geospatial Commons
Place:
Minnesota, United States
Subject:
Environment
Year:
2017
Contributed by:
Minnesota
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