Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1633936
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciesrostriformis
Subspeciesbugensis
Common Namequagga mussel
StateAZ
CountyMohave
LocalityColorado River, at Lake Mead, near Kingman Wash
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLake Mead
HUC8 Number15010005
HUC10 NameGypsum Wash-Colorado River
HUC10 Number1501000513
HUC12 NameKingman Wash-Colorado River
HUC12 Number150100051310
Map
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Collection Day1
Collection Month8
Collection Year2016
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaydispersed | hitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusestablished
Record TypeNAS sighting report
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected~1000


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/19/2021].

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