NAS - Nonindigenous Aquatic Species

Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID630831
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciesrostriformis
Subspeciesbugensis
Common Namequagga mussel
StateCA
CountyOrange
LocalityLake Forest Keys (Lake Forest 2) in Lake Forest
HUC8 NameNewport Bay
HUC8 Number18070204
Map
Collection Day4
Collection Month3
Collection Year2014
Year AccuracyActual
Pathwayshipping ballast water | dispersed
Statusestablished
CommentsMussels are no longer found in the waterbody due to chemical applications for algae control and are now only found within the fountain that sits in the middle of the waterbody.
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierCalifornia Department of Fish and Wildlife
Fresh Marine IntroFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2014]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [11/27/2014].

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