Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1418728
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusCorbicula
Speciesfluminea
Common NameAsian clam
StateNH
CountyRockingham
LocalityBeaver Lake, NE of Derry, at public access boat launch on Water Street off NH SR 102 Chester Road
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameMerrimack River
HUC8 Number01070006
HUC10 NameStony Brook-Merrimack River
HUC10 Number0107000612
HUC12 NameUpper Beaver Brook
HUC12 Number010700061203
Map
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Collection Day18
Collection Month8
Collection Year2017
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayunknown
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:34349
Author:Richardson, T.D., and J.F. Selby.
Date:2020
Title:The nonindigenous Asian clam, Corbicula fluminea, in New Hampshire.
Journal:Northeastern Naturalist
Volume:27
Issue:2
Pages:272-280
Reference 2
Ref. Number:33984
Author:Smagula, A.P., R. Scott, C. Freise, and R. Pelletier
Date:2017
Title:Exotic Species Program Report: 2013-2017
Publisher:New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services
Pages:102 pp
CommentsAsian clam were fairly numerous, 50+ specimens found in fewer than 15 minutes snorkeling and diving. 2-3 age classes present; young of the year up to approximately 3 year old individuals.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
VerifierT. Richardson, U. of North Alabama
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected50


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/20/2021].

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