Dreissena bugensis
Dreissena bugensis
(quagga mussel)

20 results for Dreissena bugensis (quagga mussel)
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Specimen IDStateCountyLocalityYear HUC Number What's this? Drainage nameStatus
1711736 ILCookChicago River, North Branch Canal2023 07120003 Chicago 
887261 ILCookChicago, Lake Michigan at 12th Street Beach2012 04190000 Lake Michiganestablished
237150 ILCookLake Michigan off Chicago (Station H-13)2003 04190000 Lake Michiganestablished
237191 ILCookLake Michigan off Chicago (Station S-3)2003 04190000 Lake Michiganestablished
237196 ILCookLake Michigan off Chicago (Station S-4)2003 04190000 Lake Michiganestablished
237152 ILCookLake Michigan off Evanston (Station H-14)2003 04190000 Lake Michiganestablished
263241 ILCookLake Michigan Station S-2, just north of the IL-IN border in 17m depth2002 04190000 Lake Michiganestablished
1320009 ILCookLake Michigan, Chicago, Fullerton Beach2013 04040002 Pike-Rootestablished
276407 ILCookLake Michigan, Chicago, at 63rd St. beach breakwater2010 04190000 Lake Michiganestablished
1321767 ILCookStation G-452005 04190000 Lake Michiganestablished
901118 ILFultonIllinois River, W. Bank at Anderson Lake2006 07130003 Lower Illinois-Lake Chautauquaestablished
1463919 ILHardinOhio River2005 05140203 Lower Ohio-Bayestablished
236974 ILLakeLake Michigan off Glencoe (Station C-45)2003 04190000 Lake Michiganestablished
236976 ILLakeLake Michigan off North Chicago (Station EG-12)2003 04190000 Lake Michiganestablished
236947 ILLakeLake Michigan off Waukegan (Station B-7)2003 04190000 Lake Michiganestablished
237008 ILLakeLake Michigan off Waukegon (Station H-8)2003 04190000 Lake Michiganestablished
237024 ILLakeLake Michigan off Zion (Station H-9)2003 04190000 Lake Michiganestablished
263229 ILLakeLake Michigan Station B-5 108m off Waukegan, IL2002 04190000 Lake Michiganestablished
263230 ILLakeLake Michigan Station B-6 83m off Waukegan, IL2002 04190000 Lake Michiganestablished
263234 ILLakeLake Michigan, Station H-15 55m off Highland Park, IL2002 04190000 Lake Michiganestablished

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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2023]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/2/2023].

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