Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID753375
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciesbugensis
Common Namequagga mussel
CountryMexico
StateMexico
LocalityEl Carrizo Reservoir (Baja, Mexico)
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameCottonwood-Tijuana
HUC8 Number18070305
HUC10 NameArroyo Florido
HUC10 Number1807030507
HUC12 Number180703050701
Map
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Collection Day12
Collection Month7
Collection Year2014
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft | dispersed
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:27129
Author:Wakida-Kusunoki, A.T., F.T. Wakida, and J.M. De Leon-Sandoval
Date:2015
Title:First record of quagga mussel Dreissena rostriformis bugensis (Andrusov, 1897) (Bivalvia, Dreissenidae) from Mexico.
Journal:BioInvasions Records
Volume:4
Issue:1
Pages:31-36
CommentsFirst noticed in a drinking water facility in 2011, well established. Water in the reservoir comes from the Colorado River-Tijuana aqueduct.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected20
Size11.43 - 28.6 mm


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