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

Impact ID8250
Impact TypeInfrastructure
Study TypeAnecdotal
Study LocationN/A
Impact DescriptionDreissena bugensis can clog water intake structures, such as pipes and screens, thereby reducing pumping capabilities for power and water treatment plants and financially impacting industries, companies, and communities.
Reference18561
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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