Specimen Information

Potamopyrgus antipodarum
Potamopyrgus antipodarum
(New Zealand mudsnail)
Mollusks-Gastropods
Exotic

Specimen ID1333509
GroupMollusks-Gastropods
GenusPotamopyrgus
Speciesantipodarum
Common NameNew Zealand mudsnail
StateCA
CountyHumboldt
LocalityFreshwater Lagoon
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameMad-Redwood
HUC8 Number18010102
HUC10 NameBig Lagoon-Frontal Pacific Ocean
HUC10 Number1801010205
HUC12 NameLuffenholtz Creek-Frontal Pacific Ocean
HUC12 Number180101020503
Map
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Collection Day22
Collection Month9
Collection Year2016
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayunknown
Statusunknown
CommentsNew Zealand mudsnails occupy entire western shoreline and presumably the whole lagoon. Yearly National Park Service monitoring for aquatic invasive species has occurred for the past 15 years. This is the first discovery of mudsnails in Freshwater Lagoon
Record TypeNAS sighting report
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [4/3/2020].

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