NAS - Nonindigenous Aquatic Species

Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID644341
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciesrostriformis
Subspeciesbugensis
Common Namequagga mussel
StateCA
CountyRiverside
LocalityLake Cahuilla, at canal gate
HUC8 NameWhitewater River
HUC8 Number18100201
Map
Collection Day26
Collection Month12
Collection Year2013
Year AccuracyActual
Pathwayshipping ballast water | dispersed
Statusunknown
CommentsVeliger viability undetermined. TOW net sample taken at gate.
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierCalifornia Department of Fish and Wildlife
Fresh Marine IntroFreshwater
Year Classveliger


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2014]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/30/2014].

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