Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID261333
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciesbugensis
Common Namequagga mussel
CountryCanada
StateQUE
LocalitySoulanges Canal, a section of the St. Lawrence River southwest of the Island of Montreal
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameRaisin River-St. Lawrence River
HUC8 Number04290008
HUC10 NameRaisin River-St. Lawrence River
HUC10 Number0429000807
HUC12 Name041503100000
HUC12 Number042900080706
Map
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Collection Year2002
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayshipping ballast water
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:18587
Author:Ricciardi, A., and F.G. Whoriskey
Date:2004
Title:Exotic Species Replacement: Shifting Dominance of Dreissenid Mussels in the Soulanges Canal, Upper St. Lawrence River, Canada.
Journal:Journal of the North American Benthological Society
Volume:23
Issue:3
Pages:507-514
CommentsDisplacing the zebra mussels.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Year Classadult


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