Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID242802
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciesbugensis
Common Namequagga mussel
StateNY
CountyOrleans
LocalityOak Orchard Creek, Medina, Lake Ontario drainage basin
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameOak Orchard-Twelvemile
HUC8 Number04130001
HUC10 NameOak Orchard Creek
HUC10 Number0413000104
HUC12 NameGlenwood Lake-Oak Orchard Creek
HUC12 Number041300010405
Map
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Collection Month10
Collection Year1999
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayshipping
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:16628
Author:Diggins, T.P.
Date:2001
Title:A seasonal comparison of suspended sediment filtration by quagga (Dreissena bugensis) and zebra (D. polymorpha) mussels.
Journal:Journal of Great Lakes Research
Volume:27
Issue:4
Pages:457-466
CommentsCollected for a study examining filtration rates between zebra and quagga mussels
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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