Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1421466
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusCorbicula
Speciesfluminea
Common NameAsian clam
StateWI
CountyBrown
LocalityLake Michigan, Fox River [mouth] in Green Bay (vicinity of a power plant)
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLake Michigan
HUC8 Number04060200
HUC10 Number0406020000
HUC12 Number040602000000
Map
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Collection Day26
Collection Month10
Collection Year2017
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaydispersed | unknown
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:30785
Author:Harris, B.
Date:2017
Title:Collection data on non-native aquatic species in Lake Michigan
Publisher:U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service - Green Bay Fish and Wildlife Conservation Office
Reference 2
Ref. Number:31310
Author:Smith, B.J., B.S. Harris, T.J. Harris, L.A. LaBudde, and C. Hayer.
Date:2018
Title:Status and trends of the Asian clam (Corbicula fluminea) in the lower Fox River and Green Bay.
Journal:Journal of Great Lakes Research
Volume:44
Issue:5
Pages:943-949
CommentsCollected near a warmwater refugia of a powerplant. Relic shells only, no live specimens found.
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierU.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [7/12/2020].

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