Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1406822
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciesbugensis
Common Namequagga mussel
StateWI
CountyAshland
LocalityLake Superior, west of Michigan Island (Apostle Islands)
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLake Superior
HUC8 Number04180000
HUC10 NameLake Superior
HUC10 Number0418000002
HUC12 NameLake Superior
HUC12 Number041800000200
Map
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Collection Day14
Collection Month7
Collection Year2017
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayshipping ballast water | dispersed
Statusunknown
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierU.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Year Classjuvenile
Size3 mm


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [4/25/2024].

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