Specimen Information

Cipangopaludina chinensis
Cipangopaludina chinensis
(Chinese mysterysnail)
Mollusks-Gastropods
Exotic

Specimen ID1418661
GroupMollusks-Gastropods
GenusCipangopaludina
Specieschinensis
Common NameChinese mysterysnail
StateMA
CountyEssex
LocalityCrystal Lake in Essex County Massachusetts at 113 Crystal Lake Road private residence
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameMerrimack River
HUC8 Number01070006
HUC10 NamePowwow River-Merrimack River
HUC10 Number0107000614
HUC12 NameCreek Brook-Merrimack River
HUC12 Number010700061402
Map
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Collection Day16
Collection Month8
Collection Year2017
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusestablished
CommentsSnails were abundant greater than 20 seen in 5-10 minutes
Record TypeNAS sighting report
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [8/24/2019].

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