Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1613701
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciesrostriformis
Subspeciesbugensis
Common Namequagga mussel
StateNY
CountyOnondaga
LocalityOtisco Lake
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSeneca
HUC8 Number04140201
HUC10 NameOnondaga Lake-Onodaga Creek
HUC10 Number0414020115
HUC12 NameOtisco Lake
HUC12 Number041402011501
Map
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Collection Day4
Collection Month8
Collection Year2019
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusestablished
CommentsLarge population present.
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierNew York State Dept. of Environmental Conservation
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/26/2021].

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