Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID253649
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciesrostriformis
Subspeciesbugensis
Common Namequagga mussel
StateKY
CountyCrittenden
LocalityOhio River (Smithland Pool at rkm 168) just upriver from Cave-in-Rock
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Ohio-Bay
HUC8 Number05140203
HUC10 NameHurricane Creek-Ohio River
HUC10 Number0514020303
HUC12 NameCamp Creek-Ohio River
HUC12 Number051402030303
Map
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Collection Year2005
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 Collected1


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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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