Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1189524
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusCorbicula
Speciesfluminea
Common NameAsian clam
StateGA
CountyAppling
LocalityAltamaha River, Appling County
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameAltamaha
HUC8 Number03070106
Map
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Collection Day15
Collection Month12
Collection Year1971
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayunknown
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:12044
Author:Sickel, J.B.
Date:1973
Title:A new record of Corbicula manilensis (Philippi) in the southern Atlantic slope region of Georgia.
Journal:The Nautilus
Volume:87
Issue:1
Pages:11-12
CommentsStill retained byssal threads and had characteristic purple rays of juveniles.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected5
Year Classjuvenile
Size6.0 - 7.8 mm


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