Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID269547
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciesrostriformis
Subspeciesbugensis
Common Namequagga mussel
StateCA
CountySan Diego
LocalityLake Poway [N of Poway]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSan Diego
HUC8 Number18070304
HUC10 NameLower Santa Ysabel Creek
HUC10 Number1807030402
HUC12 NameSan Pasqual Valley-Santa Ysabel Creek
HUC12 Number180703040205
Map
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Collection Day10
Collection Month5
Collection Year2010
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusestablished
CommentsAdults on coupons and veligers identified through PCR and microscopy.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Year Classadult and veliger


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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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