NAS - Nonindigenous Aquatic Species

Specimen Information

Dreissena rostriformis bugensis
(quagga mussel)
Mollusks-Bivalves
Exotic to United States

Specimen ID617901
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciesrostriformis
Subspeciesbugensis
Common Namequagga mussel
StateCA
CountyVentura
LocalityLake Piru
HUC8 NameSanta Clara
HUC8 Number18070102
Map
Collection Day18
Collection Month12
Collection Year2013
Year AccuracyActual
Pathwayshipping ballast water | dispersed
Statusestablished
CommentsSee voucher photo. First southern California waterbody with infestation not connected to the Colorado River.
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierCalifornia Dept of FW/United Water Conservation Dist.
Fresh Marine IntroFreshwater
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2014]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/31/2014].

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