Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1418793
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciesrostriformis
Subspeciesbugensis
Common Namequagga mussel
StateCA
CountyVentura
LocalitySanta Clara River, below the Torrey Road Bridge on the northern most abutment adjacent to the thalweg
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSanta Clara
HUC8 Number18070102
HUC10 NameMiddle Santa Clara River
HUC10 Number1807010208
HUC12 NamePole Creek-Santa Clara River
HUC12 Number180701020802
Map
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Collection Day23
Collection Month8
Collection Year2017
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft | dispersed
Statusunknown
CommentsOne adult quagga mussel was detected below the Torrey Road Bridge.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
VerifierUnited water Conservation District
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/18/2021].

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