Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1657488
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciesrostriformis
Subspeciesbugensis
Common Namequagga mussel
StateAZ
CountyCoconino
LocalityColorado River, Grand Canyon National Park
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Colorado-Marble Canyon
HUC8 Number15010001
HUC10 NameBright Angel Creek-Colorado River
HUC10 Number1501000106
HUC12 NameGrapevine Creek-Colorado River
HUC12 Number150100010609
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Collection Month5
Collection Year2021
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaydispersed | hitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusestablished
CommentsReported as spreading extensively in the area.
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierU.S. Geological Survey
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Sizeadult
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/18/2021].

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