Dreissena bugensis
Dreissena bugensis
(quagga mussel)
Mollusks-Bivalves
Exotic

Impact ID4035
Impact TypeRecreation
Study TypeObservational
Study LocationField
Impact DescriptionIn Lake Mead,Dreissena rostriformis bugensis have started to cover the sunken B-29, a rare bomber plane of significant cultural and recreational diving importance; the heavy biomass is causing damage to the plane.
Reference35688
Great Lakes RegionNo
Cost 
LocationLake Mead, Arizona, USA

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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [2/27/2024].

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