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

Impact ID8249
Impact TypeInfrastructure
Study TypeAnecdotal
Study LocationN/A
Impact DescriptionAlthough Dreissena bugensis lacks the keeled shape that allows D. polymorpha to attach so tenaciously to hard substrata, it is able to colonize both hard and soft benthic habitats.
Reference22471
Great Lakes RegionNo
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [2/25/2024].

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