Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID243630
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciesrostriformis
Subspeciesbugensis
Common Namequagga mussel
StateCA
CountySan Diego
LocalityOlivenhain Reservoir [2 mi SW of Escondido]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSan Luis Rey-Escondido
HUC8 Number18070303
HUC10 NameEscondido Creek
HUC10 Number1807030304
HUC12 NameLower Escondido Creek
HUC12 Number180703030402
Map
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Collection Day11
Collection Month3
Collection Year2008
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusestablished
CommentsSeven days later, 2 more were found at 1-2 mm each.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size2.5 mm


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/24/2021].

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