Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID156133
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciesbugensis
Common Namequagga mussel
CountryCanada
StateONT
LocalityLake Erie, in Long Point Bay immediately offshore of the Nanticoke Thermal Generating Station
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLake Erie
HUC8 Number04260000
HUC10 NameLake Erie
HUC10 Number0426000002
HUC12 NameLake Erie
HUC12 Number042600000200
Map
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Collection Day15
Collection Month7
Collection Year1992
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayshipping
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:13250
Author:Claxton, W.T., A.B. Wilson, G.L. Mackie, and E.G. Boulding
Date:1998
Title:A genetic and morphological comparison of shallow- and deep-water populations of the introduced dreissenid bivalve Dreissena bugensis.
Journal:Canadian Journal of Zoology
Volume:76
Issue:7
Pages:1269-1276
CommentsCollected for morphological analysis.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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