Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1336021
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciesrostriformis
Subspeciesbugensis
Common Namequagga mussel
StateCA
CountyLos Angeles
LocalityPyramid Lake near the dam, approximately 250 feet deep on the intake structure to the Angeles Tunnel
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSanta Clara
HUC8 Number18070102
HUC10 NameUpper Piru Creek
HUC10 Number1807010205
HUC12 NameLiebre Gulch-Piru Creek
HUC12 Number180701020509
Map
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Collection Day20
Collection Month12
Collection Year2016
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft | dispersed
Statusunknown
CommentsOne adult mussel was observed on the intake structure to the Angeles Tunnel. The observation was made via ROV video.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
VerifierCalifornia Department of Water Resources
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Year Classadult


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/27/2021].

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