Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID644340
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciesrostriformis
Subspeciesbugensis
Common Namequagga mussel
StateCA
CountyRiverside
LocalityCoachella Canal at Avenue 56
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameWhitewater River
HUC8 Number18100201
HUC10 NameLower Whitewater River
HUC10 Number1810020108
HUC12 NameTown of Thermal-Whitewater River
HUC12 Number181002010802
Map
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Collection Day7
Collection Month5
Collection Year2014
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft | dispersed
Statusunknown
CommentsVeliger viability undetermined.
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierCalifornia Department of Fish and Wildlife
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected6
Year Classveliger


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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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