Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID241268
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciesrostriformis
Subspeciesbugensis
Common Namequagga mussel
StateAZ
CountyMohave
LocalityLake Mead [Colorado River] at Temple Bar
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLake Mead
HUC8 Number15010005
HUC10 NameTrail Rapids Wash-Colorado River
HUC10 Number1501000507
HUC12 NameGateway Cove-Colorado River
HUC12 Number150100050707
Map
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Collection Day12
Collection Month9
Collection Year2007
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusestablished
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected5/L
Year Classveliger


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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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