Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID155904
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciesbugensis
Common Namequagga mussel
StateNY
CountyErie
LocalitySeneca Shoals, in the eastern basin of Lake Erie near Buffalo
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLake Erie
HUC8 Number04260000
HUC10 NameLake Erie
HUC10 Number0426000002
HUC12 NameLake Erie
HUC12 Number042600000200
Map
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Collection Day26
Collection Month10
Collection Year1993
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayshipping
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:13248
Author:Adrian, D.J., T.A. Ferro, and H.T. Keppner.
Date:1994
Title:Relative abundance of zebra mussels (Dreissena polymorpha) and quagga mussels (Dreissena bugensis) in Eastern Lake Erie.
Publisher:Wisconsin Sea Grant
Pages:401-407
CommentsDreissena bugensis and Dreissena polymorpha collected at this site. D. bugensis represented 61% of the population sampled. (See paper).
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected2148


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