Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID156290
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciesbugensis
Common Namequagga mussel
CountryCanada
StateON
LocalityLake Erie (Inshore) at Nanticoke
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameBig Creek-Frontal Lake Erie
HUC8 Number04250003
HUC10 NameBig Creek-Frontal Lake Erie
HUC10 Number0425000300
HUC12 NameBig Creek-Frontal Lake Erie
HUC12 Number042500030000
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
CommentsCollected from navigational buoys.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected386
SizeMean= 3.8 mm


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