Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1418429
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusCorbicula
Speciesfluminea
Common NameAsian clam
StateMA
CountyNorfolk
LocalityMassapoag Lake
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameCharles
HUC8 Number01090001
HUC10 NameNeponset River-Frontal Boston Harbor
HUC10 Number0109000108
HUC12 NameEast Branch Neponset River
HUC12 Number010900010802
Map
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Collection Year2013
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayunknown
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:30419
Author:Colwell, H., J. Ryder, R. Nuzzo, M. Reardon, R. Holland, and W.H. Wong.
Date:2017
Title:Invasive Asian clams (Corbicula fluminea) recorded from 2001 to 2016 in Massachusetts, USA
Journal:Management of Biological Invasions
Volume:8
Issue:4
Pages:507-515
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [2/23/2020].

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