Specimen Information

Pomacea canaliculata
Pomacea canaliculata
(channeled applesnail)
Mollusks-Gastropods
Exotic

Specimen ID1417477
GroupMollusks-Gastropods
GenusPomacea
Speciescanaliculata
Common Namechanneled applesnail
StateGA
CountyPierce
LocalityAlabaha River mainstem in Blackshear
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSatilla
HUC8 Number03070201
HUC10 NameHurricane Creek-Alabaha River
HUC10 Number0307020110
HUC12 NameBaxter Branch-Alabaha River
HUC12 Number030702011004
Map
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Collection Day11
Collection Month3
Collection Year2005
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusunknown
CommentsBLACKSHEAR, Ga. (March 11, 2005) - A snail found on the Alabaha River in Pierce County last month has been identified as a channeled apple snail, a species native to South America. The specimen is the first of its kind discovered in the state according to biologists from the Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Wildlife Resources Division (WRD).
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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