Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1428064
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusCorbicula
Speciesfluminea
Common NameAsian clam
StateMA
CountyMiddlesex
LocalitySudbury River, at Foss Reservoir, [=Framingham Reservoir Number Three] Framingham
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameConcord River
HUC8 Number01070005
HUC10 NameSudbury River
HUC10 Number0107000501
HUC12 NameSudbury Reservoir-Sudbury River
HUC12 Number010700050102
Map
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Collection Year2015
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:30854
Author:McNamara, B., and J. Phelps.
Date:2015
Title:Framingham, Hopkinton lakes lowered to kill invasive weeds
Publisher:Milford Daily News
Reference 2
Ref. Number:30855
Author:Phelps, J.
Date:2017
Title:Foss Reservoir, other lakes drawn down to reduce invasive weeds
Publisher:The MetroWest Daily News
CommentsUnknown discovery date.
Record TypeLiterature
VerifierMA Water Resources Authority
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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