Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID155922
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciesbugensis
Common Namequagga mussel
StateNY
CountyJefferson
LocalityLake Ontario at Cape Vincent, NY
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameHeadwaters St. Lawrence River
HUC8 Number04290001
HUC10 NameChippewa Creek-Frontal Saint Lawrence River
HUC10 Number0429000104
HUC12 NameWheeler Creek-Frontal Saint Lawrence River
HUC12 Number042900010407
Map
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Collection Year1991
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayshipping
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:9082
Author:May, B., and J.E. Marsden
Date:1992
Title:Genetic identification and implications of another invasive species of dreissenid mussel in the Great Lakes.
Journal:Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences
Volume:49
Pages:1501-1506
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected150


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