Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID242822
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciesrostriformis
Subspeciesbugensis
Common Namequagga mussel
StateCA
CountySan Diego
LocalityEl Capitan Reservoir in Lakeside [San Diego area]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSan Diego
HUC8 Number18070304
HUC10 NameUpper San Diego River
HUC10 Number1807030405
HUC12 NameEl Capitan Reservoir-San Diego River
HUC12 Number180703040505
Map
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Collection Day31
Collection Month1
Collection Year2008
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusestablished
CommentsVeligers only sampled near the inlet/outlet tower located in the eastern part of the reservoir.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Year Classveliger


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/22/2021].

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