Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1419135
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusCorbicula
Speciesfluminea
Common NameAsian clam
StateMN
CountyDakota
LocalityMinnesota River, Northern States Power Company Blackdog Plant lake near Burnsville [Minneapolis/St. Paul area]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Minnesota
HUC8 Number07020012
HUC10 NameMinnesota River
HUC10 Number0702001211
HUC12 NameBlack Dog Lake-Minnesota River
HUC12 Number070200121109
Map
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Collection Day9
Collection Month3
Collection Year1978
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayunknown
Statusunknown
Reference 1
Ref. Number:30702
Author:Cummings, S.E., and J.A. Jones.
Date:1978
Title:Occurrence of Corbicula manilensis Phillipi in the lower Minnesota River.
Journal:Journal of the Minnesota Academy of Science
Volume:44
Issue:3
Pages:13-14
Comments42 dead half-valves and one live were found. The lake receives heated effluent water from the power plant.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1+ 42


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