Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID236852
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciesrostriformis
Subspeciesbugensis
Common Namequagga mussel
StateCA
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
Map
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Collection Day19
Collection Month1
Collection Year2007
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:27845
Author:Wong, W.H., and S.L. Gerstenberger (eds.)
Date:2015
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
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/27/2021].

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