Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1336025
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciesrostriformis
Subspeciesbugensis
Common Namequagga mussel
StateCA
CountyLos Angeles
LocalityElderberry Forebay
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSanta Clara
HUC8 Number18070102
HUC10 NameCastaic Creek
HUC10 Number1807010203
HUC12 NameMiddle Castaic Creek
HUC12 Number180701020305
Map
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Collection Day14
Collection Month12
Collection Year2016
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft | dispersed
Statusunknown
CommentsTwo adult mussels were observed in Elderberry Forebay. The observation was made via surface surveys.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
VerifierLos Angeles Department of Water and Power
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected2
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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