Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1189525
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciesbugensis
Common Namequagga mussel
StateAZ
CountyMaricopa
LocalitySalt River, at Canyon Lake
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Salt
HUC8 Number15060106
HUC10 NameSalt River-Apache, Canyon, and Saguaro Lake
HUC10 Number1506010601
HUC12 NameSalt River-Canyon Lake
HUC12 Number150601060108
Map
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Collection Day15
Collection Month12
Collection Year2015
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft | dispersed
Statusunknown
CommentsFound on a boat hull in parking lot which had been moored in the lake for the past two years. Two veligers were identified in November water samples. Press release posted 1/14/2016.
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierArizona Game and Fish Department
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Year Classadult


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2022]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [12/2/2022].

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