Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID156282
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciesrostriformis
Subspeciesbugensis
Common Namequagga mussel
StateNY
CountyJefferson
LocalityLake Ontario at Cape Vincent, NY
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameHeadwaters St. Lawrence River
HUC8 Number04150309
HUC10 NameChippewa Creek-Frontal Saint Lawrence River
HUC10 Number0415030901
HUC12 NameWheeler Creek-Frontal Saint Lawrence River
HUC12 Number041503090102
Map
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Collection Month10
Collection Year1992
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayshipping
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:9084
Author:Mills, E.L., R.M. Dermott, E.F. Roseman, D Dustin, E. Mellina, D.B. Conn, and A.P. Spidle
Date:1993
Title:Colonization, ecology, and population structure of the quagga mussel (Bivalvia: Dreissenidae) in the lower Great Lakes.
Journal:Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences
Volume:50
Pages:2305-2314
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected187
SizeMean= 29.2 mm


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