: Dreissena bugensis
: (Andrusov, 1897)
: 505319
Species Taxonomy
: Dreissenidae
: Myida
: Bivalvia
: Mollusca
Species Data from AquaNIS
: Available
: Ballast waters, Biofouling
Zooplankton (Larvae)
Results of species assessment according to Target Species selection criteria
Known human health impact? No
Comments: Not available.
Known economic impact? Yes
Comments: Clogging manmade structures (Wong and Gerstenberger 2011; Turner et al. 2011).
References: Wong, W. H., Gerstenberger, S., 2011. Quagga mussels in the western United States: Monitoring and Management. Aquatic Invasions, 6(2), 125-129. https://doi.org/10.3391/ai.2011.6.2.01 Turner, K., Wong, W.H., Gerstenberger, S. and Miller, J.M., 2011. Interagency monitoring action plan (I-MAP) for quagga mussels in Lake Mead, Nevada-Arizona, USA. Aquatic Invasions, 6(2), p.195. https://doi.org/10.3391/ai.2011.6.2.08
Known measurable environmental impact? No
Comments: Not available.
Included in the final TS list? - Yes
Comments: Assessed by the COMPLETE project experts (2021), included in target species list.