Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1592665
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciesrostriformis
Subspeciesbugensis
Common Namequagga mussel
StateNY
CountyCayuga
LocalityOwasco Lake
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSeneca
HUC8 Number04140201
HUC10 NameOwasco Lake
HUC10 Number0414020113
HUC12 NameOwasco Lake
HUC12 Number041402011305
Map
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Collection Day19
Collection Month7
Collection Year2019
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusestablished
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1000s
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/27/2021].

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