Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1462503
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusCorbicula
Speciesfluminea
Common NameAsian clam
StateUT
LocalityColorado River, in Lake Powell
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
Map
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Collection Year1991
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayunknown
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:31357
Author:Waddell, B., and C. Wiens.
Date:1993
Title:Reconnaissance study of trace elements in water, sediment, and biota of Lake Powell. Interim Report.
Publisher:U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Pages:18 pp.
CommentsCorbicula were collected at 22 locations throughout the reservoir.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/17/2021].

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