Specimen Information

Dreissena bugensis
Dreissena bugensis
(quagga mussel)

Specimen ID236852
Common Namequagga mussel
CountySan Bernardino
LocalityColorado River, at Lake Havasu near Grass Bay across the river from Lake Havasu City, AZ
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameHavasu-Mohave Lakes
HUC8 Number15030101
HUC10 NameColorado River-Lake Havasu
HUC10 Number1503010107
HUC12 NameChesapeake Wash-Colorado River
HUC12 Number150301010709
Collection Day19
Collection Month1
Collection Year2007
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Reference 1
Ref. Number:27845
Author:Wong, W.H., and S.L. Gerstenberger (eds.)
Title:Biology and Management of Invasive Quagga and Zebra Mussels in the Western United States.
Publisher:CRC Press
CommentsOnly one specimen observed. Found in 30 feet of water on a sandstone wall.
Record TypePersonal communication
Number Collected1


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