Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID156151
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciesbugensis
Common Namequagga mussel
CountryCanada
StateONT
LocalityLake Erie, Site 9, Long Point Bay, approx. 30 km offshore of the Nanticoke 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 Day26
Collection Month5
Collection Year1994
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayshipping
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:13247
Author:Claxton, W.T., and G.L. Mackie
Date:1998
Title:Seasonal and depth variations in gametogenesis and spawning of Dreissena polymorpha and Dreissena bugensis in eastern Lake Erie.
Journal:Canadian Journal of Zoology
Volume:76
Pages:2010-2019
CommentsCollections taken from: 5/24/1994 - 10/6/1994.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected10
Size.80 -1.2 cm


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