Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID237660
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciesrostriformis
Subspeciesbugensis
Common Namequagga mussel
StateCA
CountySan Bernardino
LocalityCopper Basin Reservoir (near the dam) [~5 mi W of the Colorado River]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameImperial Reservoir
HUC8 Number15030104
HUC10 NameOsborne Wash-Colorado River
HUC10 Number1503010401
HUC12 NameCopper Basin Wash
HUC12 Number150301040103
Map
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Collection Day6
Collection Month3
Collection Year2007
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusestablished
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected2


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/16/2021].

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