Reference List

This list includes references used to derive specimen records.

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Ref IDTypeAuthorDateTitle
13239 Journal ArticleAckerman, J.D.1999Effect of velocity on the filter feeding of dreissenid mussels (Dreissena polymorpha and Dreissena bugensis): implications for trophic dynamics.
13248 Conference ProceedingsAdrian, D.J., T.A. Ferro, and H.T. Keppner.1994Relative abundance of zebra mussels (Dreissena polymorpha) and quagga mussels (Dreissena bugensis) in Eastern Lake Erie.
35577 Journal ArticleAndraso, G.M., M.T. Ganger, and J. Adamczyk2011Size-selective predation by round gobies (Neogobius melanostomus) on dreissenid mussels in the field
31483 DatabaseAngradi, T.R.2018Nonindigenous mollusks and amphipods in the upper Mississippi drainage.
18886 ReportAnonymous2009Zebra/quagga mussel veliger transport model, Tarryall Reservoir to Cheesman Reservoir.
27058 OtherAnonymous2014Quagga mussel veligers discovered in Angostura Reservoir.
42312 NewsAnonymous2023Media Advisory – Press Conference Tuesday September 19, 2023 at 1:00 p.m.
28738 DatabaseBaldridge, Ashley2016Tech memo 164, Baldridge Unpub> Lake Michigan Dreissena Density Database 3 May 2016
13251 Journal ArticleBially, A., and H.J. MacIsaac2000Fouling mussels (Dreissena spp.) colonize soft sediments in Lake Erie and facilitate benthic invertebrates.
29898 DatabaseBowen, A.2017Invasive species monitoring in the Lake Erie and Lake Huron, 2013-2016.
31326 DatabaseBowen, A.2018Invasive Species Catch 2017
27221 DatabaseBrady, V.2015Great Lakes Coastal Monitoring Project: inverts dataset (through 2013)
29245 NewsCalifornia Department of Water Reources2016Quagga Mussel Infestation Discovered in Pyramid Lake; State Imposes Boating Restrictions
36854 Web PageCalifornia Department of Water Resources2021Quagga Mussel Discovery at Castaic Lake: Boating Requirements Implemented
13250 Journal ArticleClaxton, W.T., A.B. Wilson, G.L. Mackie, and E.G. Boulding1998A genetic and morphological comparison of shallow- and deep-water populations of the introduced dreissenid bivalve Dreissena bugensis.
13247 Journal ArticleClaxton, W.T., and G.L. Mackie1998Seasonal and depth variations in gametogenesis and spawning of Dreissena polymorpha and Dreissena bugensis in eastern Lake Erie.
31172 Journal ArticleCollas, F. P. L., A.Y. Karatayev, L.E. Burlakova, and R.S.E.W. Leuven2018Detachment rates of dreissenid mussels after boat hull-mediated overland dispersal
32420 ReportColorado Parks and Wildlife.2019State Aquatic Nuisance Species (ANS) Program, Summary for Colorado Legislators per SB 08-226
27378 DatabaseCranberg, C., and R. Keller2020Illinois Database of Aquatic Non-native Species
9031 Journal ArticleDenson, D.R., and S. Wang1994Morphological differences between zebra and quagga mussel spermatozoa.
16628 Journal ArticleDiggins, T.P.2001A seasonal comparison of suspended sediment filtration by quagga (Dreissena bugensis) and zebra (D. polymorpha) mussels.
25935 DatabaseField Museum of Natural History.2013Field Museum of Natural History invertebrate collection. Accessed through GBIF data portal,
26212 DatabaseGBIF2013Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF) Database.
17446 DatabaseGreat Lakes Indian Fish and Wildlife Commission (GLIFWC).2017Exotic Species Information Center.
18129 DatabaseGreat Lakes Information Network.2008Invasive Species Mapping in Michigan: Data Downloads.
17941 Journal ArticleGrigorovich, I.A., J.R. Kelly, J.A. Darling, and C.W. West2008The quagga mussel invades the Lake Superior Basin.
17968 Journal ArticleGrigorovich, I.A., T.R. Angradi, and C.A. Stepien2008Occurrence of the quagga mussel (Dreissena bugensis) and the zebra mussel (Dreissena polymorpha) in the Upper Mississippi River system.
33494 Journal ArticleHammond, D. and G. Ferris.2019Low doses of EarthTec QZ ionic copper used in effort to eradicate quagga mussels from an entire Pennsylvania lake.
32963 Journal ArticleHetherington, A.L., L.G. Rudstam, R.L. Schneider, K.T. Holeck, C.W. Hotaling, J.E. Cooper, and J.R. Jackson2019Invader invaded: population dynamics of zebra mussels (Dreissena polymorpha) and quagga mussels (Dreissena rostriformis bugensis) in polymictic Oneida Lake, NY, USA (1992–2013)
27462 DatabaseiMapInvasives.2018Pennsylvania iMapInvasives
27712 DatabaseiMapInvasives.2019New York iMapInvasives
18176 Web PageKraft, C.1994Zebra mussel update.
13241 ReportLei, J., and A.C. Miller.1994Shell shape differences in Dreissena spp. Technical Note ZMR-1-21.
35542 Journal ArticleMarshall, N.T., and C.A. Stepien.2021Genetic trajectories of zebra and quagga mussel invasions across three decades: Lake Erie versus Hudson River populations
13347 Book ChapterMarvin, C.H., and E.T. Howell.1997Contaminant burdens in sediments colonized by Dreissena at two nearshore sites in the lower Great Lakes.
9082 Journal ArticleMay, B., and J.E. Marsden1992Genetic identification and implications of another invasive species of dreissenid mussel in the Great Lakes.
27950 DatabaseMichigan State University Board of Trustees.2019Midwest Invasive Species Information Network (MISIN)
37885 DatabaseMI-EGLE2022Unpublished MI-EGLE Monitoring Data (2 spreadsheets)
13240 Journal ArticleMills, E.L., G. Rosenberg, A.P. Spidle, M. Ludyanskiy, Y. Pligin, and B. May1996A review of the biology and ecology of the quagga mussel (Dreissena bugensis), a second species of freshwater dreissenid introduced to North America
9084 Journal ArticleMills, E.L., R.M. Dermott, E.F. Roseman, D. Dustin, E. Mellina, D.B. Conn, and A.P. Spidle1993Colonization, ecology, and population structure of the quagga mussel (Bivalvia: Dreissenidae) in the lower Great Lakes
13238 Journal ArticleNalepa, T.F., D.W. Schloesser, S.A. Pothoven, D.W. Hondorp, D.L. Fanslow, M.L. Tuchman, and G.W. Fleischer2001First finding of the amphipod Echinogammarus ischnus and the mussel Dreissena bugensis in Lake Michigan
28933 ReportNalepa, T.F.. D.L. Fanslow, G.A. Lang, K.Mabrey, and M.Rowe2014Lake-Wide Benthic Surveys in Lake Michigan in 1994-95, 2000, 2005, and 2010: Abundances of the Ampipod Diporeia Spp. and Abundances and Biomass of the Mussels Driessena Polymorpha and Dreissena Rostriformis Bugensis
15973 DatabaseNalepa, Thomas.2003Quagga and zebra mussel locations in southern Lake Michigan.
26954 Web PageNational Park Service2013Successful quagga mussel blitz
25977 DatabaseNorth Carolina State Museum of Natural Sciences2013North Carolina State Museum of Natural Sciences invertebrate collection. Accessed through GBIF data portal,
19331 DatabaseOntario Federation of Anglers and Hunters.2009OFAH Database All Species - 2009 Download.
34744 Web PageOtsego Lake Association2020Feared quagga mussel invades.
18587 Journal ArticleRicciardi, A., and F.G. Whoriskey2004Exotic Species Replacement: Shifting Dominance of Dreissenid Mussels in the Soulanges Canal, Upper St. Lawrence River, Canada.
9000 Journal ArticleRicciardi, A., R. Serrouya, and F.G. Whorisky1995Aerial exposure tolerance of zebra and quagga mussels (Bivalvia: Dreissenidae): implications for overland dispersal.
33097 DatabaseRudstam, L.G.2019Lakewide zebra and quagga mussel summary, Oneida Lake, New York, 1992 to present
13244 Journal ArticleSmith, D.G.1998Differences in siphonal anatomy between Dreissena polymorpha and D. bugensis (Mollusca: Dreissenidae) in Lake Ontario.
37896 OtherTexas Parks and Wildlife Department2022 
24104 NewsThe Associated Press.2008Invasive mussels found in Grand Lake, 2 reservoirs.
30503 OtherTruitt, L.2017State and federal agencies find evidence of quagga mussel veligers in Green Mountain Reservoir.
27188 Web PageUtah Division of Wildlife Resources.2015Quagga mussels in Deer Creek.
28787 DatabaseVinsel, R., and J. Tiemann2016Exotic aquatic mollusk collections in the Illinois Natural History Survey.
27129 Journal ArticleWakida-Kusunoki, A.T., F.T. Wakida, and J.M. De Leon-Sandoval2015First record of quagga mussel Dreissena rostriformis bugensis (Andrusov, 1897) (Bivalvia, Dreissenidae) from Mexico.
32223 ReportWestern Regional Panel Members2018Member Update Reports for the Western Regional Panel Meeting
27924 DatabaseWisconsin Department of Natural Resources (WI DNR).2017Lakes and rivers with invasives species
27845 BookWong, W.H., and S.L. Gerstenberger (eds.)2015Biology and Management of Invasive Quagga and Zebra Mussels in the Western United States.
26189 ReportWormington, A., C.A. Timmins, and R.M. Dermott.1993Distribution of zebra mussels on Canadian navigation buoys on the Great Lakes and upper St. Lawrence River, December 1992.
26830 DatabaseWunderlich, M.20122012 Eastern Finger Lakes Benthic Aquatic Invertebrate Assessment (unpublished).
26018 DatabaseYale University2013Yale Peabody Museum invertebrate zoology collection. Accessed through GBIF data portal,


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