Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID617901
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciesrostriformis
Subspeciesbugensis
Common Namequagga mussel
StateCA
CountyVentura
LocalityLake Piru
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSanta Clara
HUC8 Number18070102
HUC10 NameLower Piru Creek
HUC10 Number1807010206
HUC12 NameLake Piru-Piru Creek
HUC12 Number180701020603
Map
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Collection Day18
Collection Month12
Collection Year2013
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft | dispersed
Statusestablished
CommentsSee voucher photo. First southern California waterbody with infestation not connected to the Colorado River.
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierCalifornia Dept of FW/United Water Conservation Dist.
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Photo



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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/26/2021].

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