Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID117012
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciesrostriformis
Subspeciesbugensis
Common Namequagga mussel
StateOH
CountyAshtabula
LocalityLake Erie at Ashtabula, OH
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameAshtabula-Chagrin
HUC8 Number04110003
HUC10 NameAshtabula River
HUC10 Number0411000301
HUC12 NameLower Ashtabula River
HUC12 Number041100030105
Map
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Collection Day24
Collection Month8
Collection Year1992
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayshipping
Statusestablished
CommentsReported in Dreissena polymorpha Information Review Vol. 3(3)
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierLouise Barton, Cleveland Electric Co., Perry, Ohio
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Size30 mm


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/16/2021].

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