Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID156157
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciesbugensis
Common Namequagga mussel
CountryCanada
StateONT
LocalityLake Ontario, near Port Dalhousie
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLake Ontario
HUC8 Number04280002
HUC10 NameLake Ontario
HUC10 Number0428000202
HUC12 NameLake Ontario
HUC12 Number042800020200
Map
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Collection Day1
Collection Month5
Collection Year1995
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayshipping
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:13347
Author:Marvin, C.H., and E.T. Howell.
Date:1997
Title:Contaminant burdens in sediments colonized by Dreissena at two nearshore sites in the lower Great Lakes.
Publisher:Lewis Publishers.
Pages:209-224
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Sizedruse sizes up to 7 cm
Specimen ImpactThe mean population density of Dreissena spp at this site was 11.820 individuals/m2, with D. bugensis compromising 52% of the population.


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