Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID253647
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciesrostriformis
Subspeciesbugensis
Common Namequagga mussel
StateMN
CountyWabasha
LocalityMississippi River (Pool 4 at rkm 1261) in Reads Landing
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameRush-Vermillion
HUC8 Number07040001
HUC10 NameLake Pepin
HUC10 Number0704000107
HUC12 NameLake Pepin
HUC12 Number070400010705
Map
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Collection Year2006
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusunknown
Reference 1
Ref. Number:17968
Author:Grigorovich, I.A., T.R. Angradi, and C.A. Stepien
Date:2008
Title:Occurrence of the quagga mussel (Dreissena bugensis) and the zebra mussel (Dreissena polymorpha) in the Upper Mississippi River system.
Journal:Journal of Freshwater Ecology
Volume:23
Issue:3
Pages:429-435
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected9


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/23/2021].

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