Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1447885
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciesbugensis
Common Namequagga mussel
StateNY
CountyErie
LocalityBlack Rock Canal at Squaw Island in Buffalo
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameNiagara River
HUC8 Number04270101
HUC10 NameNiagara
HUC10 Number0427010108
HUC12 Name041201040000
HUC12 Number042701010802
Map
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Collection Year2018
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwayshipping ballast water | hitch hiker on small watercraft | dispersed
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:31172
Author:Collas, F. P. L., A.Y. Karatayev, L.E. Burlakova, and R.S.E.W. Leuven
Date:2018
Title:Detachment rates of dreissenid mussels after boat hull-mediated overland dispersal
Journal:Hydrobiologia
Volume:810
Pages:77-84
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [3/3/2024].

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