Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID238763
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciesrostriformis
Subspeciesbugensis
Common Namequagga mussel
StateCA
CountyRiverside
LocalityColorado River Aqueduct at Hinds Pumping Station [near Hayfield]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSouthern Mojave
HUC8 Number18100100
HUC10 NameHayfield Lake-Lake Tamarisk
HUC10 Number1810010048
HUC12 NameHayfield Lake
HUC12 Number181001004803
Map
+
Collection Day18
Collection Month7
Collection Year2007
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusestablished
CommentsThis location is 125 miles downstream from the Colorado intake.
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


Disclaimer:

The data represented on this site vary in accuracy, scale, completeness, extent of coverage and origin. It is the user's responsibility to use these data consistent with their intended purpose and within stated limitations. We highly recommend reviewing metadata files prior to interpreting these data.

Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/18/2021].

Contact us if you are using data from this site for a publication to make sure the data are being used appropriately and for potential co-authorship if warranted. For queries involving fish, please contact Matthew Neilson. For queries involving invertebrates, contact Amy Benson.