Specimen Information

Dreissena rostriformis bugensis
Dreissena rostriformis bugensis
(quagga mussel)

Specimen ID1420928
Common Namequagga mussel
LocalityPiru Creek, lower, about 0.25 miles north of the confluence of Piru Creek with the Santa Clara River
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSanta Clara
HUC8 Number18070102
HUC10 NameMiddle Santa Clara River
HUC10 Number1807010208
HUC12 NamePole Creek-Santa Clara River
HUC12 Number180701020802
Collection Day17
Collection Month10
Collection Year2017
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker fishing, boating | hitch hiker fishing, boating
CommentsStreambed survey of 20 cobbles with median axis 10-20 cm. Cobbles had 0-2 quagga mussels attached to each.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
VerifierUnited Water Conservation District
Sizebetween 5 and 10 mm

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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2018]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [12/10/2018].

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