Specimen Information

Pomacea maculata
Pomacea maculata
(giant applesnail)
Mollusks-Gastropods
Exotic

Specimen ID1322435
GroupMollusks-Gastropods
GenusPomacea
Speciesmaculata
Common Namegiant applesnail
StateLA
CountyLafourche
LocalityDitch near Gulf Intracoastal Waterway.
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameEast Central Louisiana Coastal
HUC8 Number08090301
HUC10 NameBayou Des Allemands-Lake Salvador
HUC10 Number0809030103
HUC12 NameForty Arpent Canal
HUC12 Number080903010308
Map
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Collection Day7
Collection Month10
Collection Year2016
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayunknown
Statusestablished
CommentsApple Snails laying eggs.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
Earliest Recordlocale
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/27/2020].

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