NAS - Nonindigenous Aquatic Species

Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID291585
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciesrostriformis
Subspeciesbugensis
Common Namequagga mussel
StateAZ
CountyCoconino
LocalityLake Powell, near Glen Canyon Dam
HUC8 NameLower Lake Powell
HUC8 Number14070006
Map
Collection Day21
Collection Month9
Collection Year2012
Year AccuracyActual
Pathwayshipping ballast water
Statusunknown
CommentsDetected with microscopy. The first sign of a quagga mussel at Lake Powell showed up in a water sample in 2007.
Record TypePersonal communication
Fresh Marine IntroFreshwater
Number Collected1
Year Classveligers


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2014]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/3/2014].

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