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

Impact ID5353
Impact TypeRecreation
Study TypeObservational
Study LocationField
Impact DescriptionThe presence of Dreissena rostriformis bugensis in recreational lakes often requires state agencies to have inspection stations for boats; this can lead to a change in frequency of recreational boating, as inspections take extra time for boaters.
Reference38355
Great Lakes RegionNo
Cost 
LocationSalt Lake City, Utah

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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [2/28/2024].

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