Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1418789
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciesrostriformis
Subspeciesbugensis
Common Namequagga mussel
StateCA
CountyVentura
LocalitySanta Clara River, 12th Street Bridge on the second abutment from the south
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSanta Clara
HUC8 Number18070102
HUC10 NameLower Santa Clara River
HUC10 Number1807010209
HUC12 NameAdams Canyon-Santa Clara River
HUC12 Number180701020903
Map
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Collection Day23
Collection Month8
Collection Year2017
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft | dispersed
Statusunknown
CommentsTwelve adult quagga mussels were detected in a narrow channel created by one of two manmade diversions at that location.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
VerifierUnited Water Conservation District
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected12
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/26/2021].

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