Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1396350
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusCorbicula
Speciesfluminea
Common NameAsian clam
StateMD
LocalityPotomac River, Rosier Bluff, RKm 166
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameMiddle Potomac-Anacostia-Occoquan
HUC8 Number02070010
HUC10 NameCameron Run-Potomac River
HUC10 Number0207001003
HUC12 NameLittle Hunting Creek-Potomac River
HUC12 Number020700100307
Map
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Collection Month6
Collection Year1984
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayunknown
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:23988
Author:Phelps, H.L.
Date:1994
Title:The Asiatic clam (Corbicula fluminea) invasion and system-level ecological change in the Potomac River Estuary near Washington, D.C.
Journal:Estuaries
Volume:17
Pages:614-621
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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