Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID236548
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciesrostriformis
Subspeciesbugensis
Common Namequagga mussel
StateWI
CountyDouglas
LocalityLake Superior in Duluth-Superior Harbor, just inside the Superior entry in the harbor.
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameBeartrap-Nemadji
HUC8 Number04010301
HUC10 NameLower Nemadji River-Frontal Lake Superior
HUC10 Number0401030105
HUC12 NameAllouez Bay-Frontal Lake Superior
HUC12 Number040103010504
Map
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Collection Month9
Collection Year2005
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayshipping ballast water
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:17941
Author:Grigorovich, I.A., J.R. Kelly, J.A. Darling, and C.W. West
Date:2008
Title:The quagga mussel invades the Lake Superior Basin.
Journal:Journal of Great Lakes Research
Volume:34
Issue:2
Pages:342-350
CommentsConfirmed by DNA analysis.
Record TypeSpecimen
Disposalpreserved
Museum Cat NumberFMNH 310454
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/20/2021].

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