NAS - Nonindigenous Aquatic Species

Specimen Information

Pomacea maculata
(giant applesnail)
Mollusks-Gastropods
Exotic to United States

Specimen ID630827
GroupMollusks-Gastropods
GenusPomacea
Speciesmaculata
Common Namegiant applesnail
StateGA
CountyDecatur
LocalityLake Seminole, on the south bank of the Flint River Arm
HUC8 NameLower Flint
HUC8 Number3130008
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Collection Day13
Collection Month5
Collection Year2013
Year AccuracyActual
Pathwayunknown
Statusestablished
CommentsSpecies first observed in 2008, and egg mass locations were surveyed across the shoreline of the lake in July 2013 (Shivers and Marzolf). Monitoring efforts will continue in 2014.
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierN. Marzolf, University of Georgia
Fresh Marine IntroFreshwater
Year ClassEggs
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2014]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/30/2014].

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