Specimen Information

Melanoides tuberculata
Melanoides tuberculata
(red-rim melania)

Specimen ID1241564
Common Namered-rim melania
CountyLos Angeles
LocalityLos Angeles River just N of Cudahy
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLos Angeles
HUC8 Number18070105
HUC10 NameLower Los Angeles River
HUC10 Number1807010504
HUC12 NameChavez Ravine-Los Angeles River
HUC12 Number180701050401
Collection Day30
Collection Month9
Collection Year2015
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayunknown
Comments"Only a single specimen was sorted out randomly from our sample collected. There could be a few more in the sample, but likely the population size is low. This is the first time i've seen them in the LA River watershed since I've been conducting these surveys."
Record TypeNAS sighting report
Number Collected1
Size5mm TL


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2023]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [3/27/2023].

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