Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1435925
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusCorbicula
Speciesfluminea
Common NameAsian clam
StateAL
CountyTuscaloosa
LocalitySipsey River, at US82 bridge, west bank, mostly 100-150 ft. below bridge, some near ramp, approx. 10 mi. W of Northport and Tuscaloosa
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSipsey
HUC8 Number03160107
HUC10 NameLower Sipsey Creek-Tombigbee River
HUC10 Number0316010703
HUC12 NameBox Creek
HUC12 Number031601070301
Map
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Collection Day20
Collection Month7
Collection Year1988
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayunknown
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:30951
Author:Benson, A.J.
Date:2017
Title:Corbicula records from the Field Museum of Natural History in Chicago.
Record TypeSpecimen
DisposalField Museum of Natural History
Museum Cat NumberFMNH 352145
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected3


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/15/2019].

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