Specimen Information

Corbicula fluminea
Corbicula fluminea
(Asian clam)
Mollusks-Bivalves
Exotic

Specimen ID1186889
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusCorbicula
Speciesfluminea
Common NameAsian clam
StateCA
CountySan Luis Obispo
LocalityArroyo Grande Creek at Grieb Ranch Way Bridge (off of Lopez Drive), 3,850 feet S of Lopez Reservoir
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameCentral Coastal
HUC8 Number18060006
HUC10 NameArroyo Grande Creek
HUC10 Number1806000606
HUC12 NameLower Arroyo Grande Creek
HUC12 Number180600060605
Map
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Collection Day10
Collection Month11
Collection Year2015
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker
Statusestablished
Comments"Live clams found this year; only shells have been documented by County Environmental Resource Specialist staff working in the area since 2011."
Record TypeNAS sighting report
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/23/2019].

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